Mar 22, 2018 - Sale 2470

Sale 2470 - Lot 229

Price Realized: $ 260
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 150 - $ 250
MENCKEN, H.L. Typed Letter Signed, "HLMencken," to "Dear Young," expressing delight that he is in good health, hoping for luck in the new year, and briefly characterizing the Christmas holiday in his household. 1 page, oblong 8vo, personal stationery; vertical folds and minor creases. Baltimore, 21 December 1938

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". . . Christmas is a dismal festival in this house, and I usually spend it in close association with the jug."
with--Date and Signature, "HLMencken," on a small card. 2 1/4x3 1/2 inches. With the original envelope, sealed with an American Bible Society stamp. [Baltimore, 3 May] 1943.