Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 220

Price Realized: $ 390
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Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(WORLD WAR II.) CHESTER W. NIMITZ. Two items: Autograph Letter Signed, to publisher of the Old Farmer's Almanac Robb Sagendorph * Nimitz. Drake's Cove Signed and Inscribed, to Sagendorph. The letter, "CWNimitz," expressing admiration for the Old Farmer's Almanac, sending an offprint copy of his article entitled "Drake's Cove" [present], giving permission to publish it, and, in a postscript additionally signed, requesting that copies of the publication be sent to various institutions. 1 1/4 pages, 4to, "Fleet Admiral" stationery, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet. The offprint, "To Robb Sagendorph / Best wishes / C.W. Nimitz," on the front cover. 12 pages. 4to, printed wrappers, stapled binding, some creasing and faint uneven toning to covers. Berkeley, 6 January 1960; [Point Reyes: Drake Navigators Guild, 1960; inscription: Berkeley, 6 January 1960]

Additional Details

WITH--Retained copy of Sagendorph's letter to Nimitz thanking him for "Drake's Cove." 1/2 page, 4to. Np, 12 January 1960.

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.