BARNABY CONRAD - CHECK SIGNED & ENDORSED 03/11/2002 CO-SIGNED BY: FRANCES WEAVER - HFSID 291996
Sale Price $288.00
BARNABY CONRAD and FRANCES WEAVER
Endorsed $100 check written to fellow contributor to Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life
Check Signed and Endorsed: "Barnaby Conrad" and endorsed "Frances A. Weaver", 6x3. Carpenteria, California, March 11, 2002. Check #5073, drawn on Conrad's personal account at the Bank of America, payable to Frances Weaver for $100.00. Conrad (with Monte Schulz, Charles Schulz's son) edited Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life (2003), with chapters of advice for writers penned by many successful authors, including Frances Weaver. This check was no doubt associated with that project. Author, artist, and sportsman Barnaby Conrad (1922-2013)published over 30 books during his illustrious career, illustrating and designing the covers for many of them. He first studied art, attending the University of Mexico. While there, he developed an interest in bullfighting, eventually becoming a renowned matador in the ring who fought in Spain, Mexico, and Peru. He is the only American to bullfight in all three of these countries to date. His works include My Life as a Matador (1956), Gates of Fear (1957), The Cigar: An Illustrated History of Fine Smoking (1996), and Snoopy's Guide to the Writing Life (2002). Frances Weaver (1924-2004) wrote several self-help books for older women, including The Girls with Grandmothers Face: Single and Sixty is Not for Sissies (1987) and I'm Not As Old As I Used to Be (1998). Her books focus on the improvement of life for older woman who is still looking for excitement and adventure in daily life. In addition to her many books, she also wrote articles for various newspapers and appeared on local television stations in her final place of residence in Pueblo, Colorado. Bank processing stamps on verso (light show through). Otherwise, fine condition. A portion of the screen image has been obscured to protect sensitive information. The check itself does not contain these concealing marks.
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