Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 121

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
O'KEEFFE, GEORGIA. Two items, to her travel agent Donald L. Ferguson: Georgia O'Keeffe. Signed and Inscribed * Typed Letter Signed. The book, "For Donald Ferguson / With thanks for many / things / Sincerely / Georgia O'Keeffe / 5/4 - 79," on the half-title. 108 color plates; illustrations. Folio, cloth, edges rubbed; dust jacket, few closed tears at edges, remnants of label at upper left of cover panel, moderate scattered soiling. First trade edition. The letter, agreeing to sign the book and requesting more information about his China trip. 1 page, 4to; red ink received stamp at lower right, horizontal folds. New York: The Viking Press, (1976); inscription: Np, 16 April 1979; Abiquiú, 16 April 1979

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The letter: ". . . I would be very interested in hearing about your trip to China. As you may have figured, I am 91, and I suppose I won't be going along, but I'd be interested. I wouldn't be the first one on the top of every hill like I was that last time. . . ."