PEARL S. BUCK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 06/27/1966 - HFSID 155081
Sale Price $270.00
PEARL S. BUCK
Buck signed this typed letter in 1966 to thank someone in Albuquerque for his birthday wishes to her.
Typed letter signed "Pearl S. Buck". 1 page, 7¼x10½, on stationery imprinted with Perkasie, Pennsylvania rural route address. June 27, 1966. Addressed to William W. Stanhope, Albuquerque, New Mexico. In full: "Dear Mr. Stanhope: Thank you very much indeed for your kind thought of me on my birthday. I treasure suchthoughts [sic] and I send you my best wishes. Yours cordially, Pearl S. Buck". Buck (1892-1973, born Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker in Hillsboro, West Virginia), born to Presbyterian missionaries, spent the first forty years of her life in China, the setting of many of her books. She was the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1938).Best known for her novels about China (including The Good Earth; 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), Buck wrote over 70 novels as well as biographies, an autobiography (My Several Worlds, 1954), dramas, children's literature and translations from the Chinese. Lightly toned and creased. Folded twice and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.
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