LOUIS BROMFIELD - INSCRIBED SIGNATURE 03/19/1943 - HFSID 157493
Sale Price $144.00
LOUIS BROMFIELD. Inscribed signature: "For Esther Trimble Laughlin/with best of wishes/Louis Bromfield/March 19 - 43", 4½x2¾ album leaf. 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. Frayed left edge where page was removed from a book. Slightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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