JOHN STEINBECK Remarkable Holiday letter to a friend, reporting that his dog was poisoned and that he himself had shot Santa Claus Autograph Letter signed: "John Steinbeck", 1 page, 5½x8½. No place, December 17, n.y. To "Dear Ballou", in full: "I had intended to acknowledge your good letter, and then didn't because we were subjected to a maddening tragedy. For it developed that Tillie had been given ground glass. It took her two weeks to die of it and we only knew what it was after she was dead. It made me very said and quite tired. I gave her salt injections every fifteen minutes for almost sixty hours. No chance of knowing who did it of course as I might get a little national publicity for an ax murder. I don't know whether you celebrate Christmas. If you do I hope it's a good one. We shot Santa Clause and are having him for dinner. His skin is pretty good too if the hair doesn't slip. By the way (not by the way at all of course) Mc & O in a letter of the middle of November, said a check would be forthcoming on the first of December. Can it be that this has been lost in the mail. Would you mind asking them whether or not they sent it? These are my Christmas cards. Have you heard of the one C. read more...
Authors | Hand/Foot Prints/Sketchs
NORMAN BRIDWELL The creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog signs his handprint Handprint Signed: "Norman Bridwell", 7x10½. Black ink tracing of his left hand, signed with the same pen. read more...
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CHARLES HANSON TOWNE Tracing of his left hand in black ink Hand Print signed: "Charles H. Towne", 7½x10. Tracing of his left hand in black ink. Charles Hanson Towne (1877-1949) edited several magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Smart Set, McClure's and Harper's Bazaar read more...
Sale Price $432.00