May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 210

Price Realized: $ 141
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
MAUGHAM, WILLIAM SOMERSET. Typed Letter Signed, "W.S. Maugham," to Atwood H. Townsend, thanking him for his letter and suggesting that the [French] Riviera has become too expensive and is losing its charm. 1 page, 8vo, "Villa Mauresque" stationery; horizontal fold. With the original envelope. [Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat], 21 March 1961

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". . . I should think twice before you settle on the Riviera. It has now become the most expensive place in the world, and is becoming so built over that it is beginning to lose its charm."