CARL SANDBURG - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/08/1948 - HFSID 46906
CARL SANDBURG Carl Sandburg sends an autograph letter about needing to read a letter again. Autograph Letter Signed: "Carl" in pencil, 1p, 5½x8½ piece of paper. No place, 1948 November 8. To Hazel.
Sale Price $552.50
Carl Sandburg sends an autograph letter about needing to read a letter again.
Autograph Letter Signed: "Carl" in pencil, 1p, 5½x8½ piece of paper. No place, 1948 November 8. To Hazel. In full: "Merely take a glance here - to get the drift=and let me read Mary's letter again=tomorrow I will expect the walls to shudder with mystic ansel vibrations==you be of good cheer=" American historian and author Carl Sandburg (1878-1967), also a folklorist and poet, published his first book of poems, Chicago Poems, in 1916, while working as a newspaper reporter. He continued to publish books of poetry during the 1920s while writing two extensive biographies of Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years (1926, two volumes) and The War Years (1939, four volumes). Sandburg, who won the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for History for the latter volume, won another Pulitzer in 1951 for Complete Poems. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. Fodl crease not near signature. Lightly creased. Overall, fine condition.
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