Jul 30, 2020 - Sale 2543

Sale 2543 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 562
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Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
CRAWFORD, JOAN. Small archive of 12 Typed Letters Signed, "Joan," to editor William Kozlenko, mostly on personal topics. Together 12 pages, small 4to or 8vo, most on personal stationery; many with paperclip stain at upper left, horizontal folds. One with the original envelope. Vp, 1951-59

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23 August 1951: ". . . I am going to let the four children and the dog run through the woods as wild as they want, and I am going to climb mountains and ring a bell to assemble them all at meal times. . . ."
22 February 1952: ". . . Thank you very much for the 'Rodgers and Hart Song Book'. You know how I adore their music and this book contains my favorites. . . ."
25 May 1952: ". . . Tony Owen arrived in town, invited me to the showings but it was just impossible for me to go, as the studio had me booked so solidly . . . .
"I am so happy that Arthur Kennedy will let me work with him. . . ."
26 July 1952: ". . . If only I could write like you do--I'm sure I feel as deeply about life, and things, subjects, people, only I haven't the capacity nor the education, or whatever it takes to find the right words . . . ."