Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 155

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
(WRITERS.) Group of 7 items Signed by 20th-century Americans: Eugene O'Neill * Walter Lippmann * Carl van Doren * Will Durant * Robert W. Service * Kay Boyle * William Rose Benét. Format and condition vary. Vp, vd

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O'Neill. Clipped Signature. 1/2x2 1/4 inches; "g" truncated by lower edge. Np, nd • Lipmann. TLS, "WLippmann," to David Wainhouse, enclosing correspondence [not present] concerning employment. 1/2 page, 8vo, "Herald Tribune" stationery. New York, 19 January 1932 • Van Doren. TLS, to Grace Hazzard Conkling, expressing apologies for her not receiving the Nation's Poetry Prize but accepting for publication her poem, "The Different Day." 1 page, 8vo, "The Nation" stationery. New York, 3 February 1921 • Durant. ALS, to cartoonist Art Young, thanking him for sending a card that brought relief from war hysteria. 1 page, small 8vo, "The Miami-Battle Creek" stationery. Miami, 31 December 1940 • Service. ALS, "Robert Service," to "Dear Mr. Light," explaining that it is too late for him to write material for Christmas but inviting him to ask again provided the assignment is not on the topic of war. 2 pages, small 8vo, written on the first and third pages of a folded sheet. Menton, February 1918 • Boyle. ALS, to "dear Mr. Seward," promising to send an inscribed copy of her His Human Majesty. 1 page, 8vo. "Germany," 12 October 1949 • Benét. ALS, "William R. Benét," to "Dear Mr. Seward," sending an inscribed copy of his Rip Tide [not present]. 1/2 page, 4to, personal stationery. New York, 20 April 1948.