ERNEST DIMNET - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/17/1924 - HFSID 73308
Sale Price $360.00
The philosopher writes to a friend about his recent passing of Scranton, saying it is further from New York than he thought, and that he will be staying in Washington over the Christmas holiday
Autograph letter signed: "Ernest Dimnet", 8x10½ (front and verso). Accompanied by original mailing envelope. December 17, 1924. New York. In part: "Dear Mrs Wainwright, Scranton is further away from New York than I thought, as I discovered passing just South of it this afternoon. So I am not surprised that you are not there so very often. I am going to Washington over Xmas but I shall be back to 300 Park Avenue Dec 30th and shall stay on till Jan 6th or 7th". Ernest Dimnet (1866-1954) was a French cleric, author, and philosopher. His best known work, The Art of Thinking (1930), purportedly improves the reader's concentration by following a few simple practices. Dimnet is also well regarded for his popular French translations of English books written by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronte. Multiple folds. Light surface creases. Toned. Corners slightly worn and creased. Faint stain on verso, bottom right margin. Otherwise, fine condition.
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