Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 341

Price Realized: $ 2,188
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Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
"WE WILL HAVE MUCH TO TALK ABOUT" (LITERATURE AND POETRY.) BALDWIN, JAMES. Group of four Autograph Letters Signed, two Autograph notes, a page with two sketches and the original addressed envelopes for all of the correspondence. All addressed to Shawn Henderson, friend and sometime lover. Spain, France, Portugal and Massachusetts, 1985

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An interesting group of letters, written by Baldwin as he was finishing up his book, "The Evidence of Things Not Seen." He discusses the book here and there in the letters, and while not in any great detail, we do get an idea of the pressure that Baldwin felt he was under to finish the book, as well as the feelings he had for his friend Shaun Henderson. Baldwin thanks Henderson for a poem, and refers to one he wrote, and adds "We will have much to talk about. To learn from each other -- forev ... An interesting group of letters, written by Baldwin as he was finishing up his book, "The Evidence of Things Not Seen." He discusses the book here and there in the letters, and while not in any great detail, we do get an idea of the pressure that Baldwin felt he was under to finish the book, as well as the feelings he had for his friend Shaun Henderson. Baldwin thanks Henderson for a poem, and refers to one he wrote, and adds "We will have much to talk about. To learn from each other -- forever. My love now, keep it that way-Amen, keep the faith, Love, Jimmy Baldwin"