Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 297

Price Realized: $ 3,120
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(WRITERS.) Group of 8 items Signed, by 20th-century writers, all but one to Arthur Pell of Boni & Liveright. Format and condition vary. Vp, 1919-80

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John Reed. Check Endorsed, on verso of Boni & Liveright check for $49.41. Np, 11 July 1919 Ford Maddox Ford. Two TLsS, "FMFord" or "Ford Maddox Ford," each regarding royalties and one also explaining that his work does not need to be copyrighted in Europe as he is a British subject. Each 1 page, 4to. Paris, 24 February 1931; 24 November 32 Waldo Frank. Two items: Typed Manuscript Signed, 5-page foreword on Hart Crane; Brief TLS, "Waldo," transmitting "the Crane piece" and suggesting it be called "Foreword" rather than "Introduction." Together 6 pages, 4to or oblong 8vo. Truro, MA, 18 June 1957 Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Two TLsS, regarding the "status of copyrights relating to your books by Djuna Barnes." Each 1 page, small 8vo, "City Lights Books" stationery. 21 January; 15 March 1958 Glenway Westcott. ALS, to Gilbert Harrison. 3 pages, 4to. Rosemont, 27 April 1980.