PEARL S. BUCK - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/27/1946 - HFSID 72347
Sale Price $337.50
She responds to a foreign autograph collector.
Typed Letter signed: "Pearl S. Buck", 1p, 8½x11. Perkasie, Pennsylvania, 1946 December 27. On personal letterhead to Juan Cipriano, Rasarco, Argentina. In full: "I do not usually send my name as an autograph, but since you live in another country, I wish to do so as a friendly gesture." Around the text are very faint pencil translations of key words into Spanish. Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), born to Presbyterian missionaries, spent the first forty years of her life in China, the setting of many of her books. Her second novel, The Good Earth, won the 1932 Pulitzer Prize, and Buck also won the 1938 Nobel Prize in Literature for her epic works about China. She later wrote about other Asian nations, including India and Korea. Lightly creased and soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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