Description: CATHER, WILLA Typed letter signed ("Willa Cather"), one page, October 20, 1931, on personal letterhead, to Charles Nelson. In a strongly worded letter, Cather explains why she has not responded to Nelson's previous inquiries, believing that he approached her with a lack of tact. Two vertical creases. 7 x 6 1/2 inches.View additional info »
Lot 2: *CONRAD, JOSEPH. Portrait by Malcolm Arbuthnot, signed by Conrad in the lower margin of original mount. Also signed by Arbuthnot.
Description: CONRAD, JOSEPH Signature ("Joseph Conrad"), on sheet upon which is tipped an original portrait by Malcolm Arbuthnot, sheet also signed in pencil ("Arbuthnot"), photograph stamped with photographer's credit in lower right corner. 9 x 8 3/4 inches.View additional info »
Lot 3: *EISENHOWER, DWIGHT. Autograph note signed, in margin of photograph, to David Marshall, October 1946.
Description: EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D. Autograph note signed ("Dwight D. Eisenhower"), in margin of black and white photograph, to David Marshall, October, 1946. Light dampstaining to lower margin slightly affecting inscription. 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches.View additional info »
Description: ELIOT, T. S. Typed letter signed ("T. S. Eliot"), one page, to Professor Heller, on Faber and Faber letterhead, September 13, 1955. Eliot writes to Erich Heller, professor of German at University College, Swansea, sending him his Goethe address and professing his admiration for "The Disinherited Mind," Heller's seminal philosophical work published in 1952. Horizontal crease; light toning. 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches.View additional info »
Lot 5: *FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT. Autographed postcard signed, [February 1930], from North Africa, with an original photograph.
Description: FITZGERALD, F. SCOTT Autographed postcard signed ("Scott Fitzgerald"), undated [February, 1930.] Fitzgerald writes to Helen [Thompson?]: "'The Sahara' will reach me - or 'Sheik Fitzgerald - Africa....'" The Fitzgeralds travelled to North Africa in February 1930, shortly before Zelda's first breakdown. Accompanied by an original photograph of Zelda and Scott riding camels. Lacking bottom left corner, not affecting text; dampstain to bottom portion of mat. 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches.View additional info »