LOUIS BROMFIELD - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 03/12/1946 - HFSID 83306
Sale Price $180.00
LOUIS BROMFIELD. Check signed: "Louis Bromfield", 6½x2¾. Unnumbered check drawn on the Bank of New York, payable to Gotham Hotel for $318.13, filled out by Bromfield, 1946 March 12. Bromfield (1896-1956) won the Pulitzer Prize for his third novel, Early Autumn (1926). No less than ten of his novels, including The Rains Came and Mrs. Parkington, were made into films. Bromfield lived for several years in France, a country he had grown to love as a soldier in World War I. There he entertained many cultural celebrities, including Picasso and Hemingway. Returning to his native Ohio in the late 1930s, he established Malabar Farm to implement his innovative ideas on agriculture. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married there in 1945. Slightly soiled. Bank stamps and cancellation holes, not at signature. Otherwise, fine condition.
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