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Sale 2502 Lot 52
SAID OF HERSELF: "THERE IS FAR TOO MUCH OF THIS LADY IN THE MEDIA!" DIANA; PRINCESS OF WALES. Group of 6 Autograph Letters Signed, "Diana," to British Vogue and Harper's Bazaar editor Elizabeth Tilberis, thanking for or arranging meetings, thanking for sending a framed copy of the cover of the December issue [of British Vogue featuring Diana], declining to send photographs, and wishing her success at her new job in America [as editor of Harper's Bazaar]. Together 14 pages, 8vo or 12mo, monogrammed stationery or correspondence card; generally good condition. Most with the original envelope. Vp, 1989-92
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500
7 October 1989: ". . . It was lovely to meet you at last!
". . . I so look forward to our lunch on the 16th & until then this comes with renewed thanks for trekking half way across London to K[ensington] P[alace] on Friday!"
16 November 1989: ". . . All of us are thrilled to bits with this month's (or rather December's) copy of Vogue--thank you for asking us to be involved in the article. . . ."
5 March 1991: ". . . Alas, I fear that there aren't going to be any photographs released for my birthday in July--there is too much of a build up towards the 30th & ten years of marriage. . . . I do feel terribly that there is far too much of this lady in the media! . . ."
19 December 1991: "Well, what can I say? Thank you very much for framing the front cover addition of your December issue!
"It will always be a reminder of a very special day with Patrick & the team!"
23 January 1992: ". . . I felt a lot of excitement in you as you start your new life in America. It's thrilling to be asked to fill such a post as 'they' obviously think an enormous amount of you across the waters & I know you'll make a huge success of your new role. . . ."Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,400