Lot 24 of 202:
Letter to Lenny Bruce c.1961  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Letter to Lenny Bruce (Leonardo Cardinal Bruce, a.k.a. Lord Byron), signed Todd
Author:
"Todd"
Place:
No place
Publisher:
Date:
[c.1961]
Description:

Typed letter, 2 pages on 2 leaves, stapled. 

Provocative letter referring at various passages to "Campbell's Hallucogenic Mushroom Soup," filming a group-improvised orgy, "Slavery Riders," etc., and noting that Bruce "may be making an impact on comedy parallel to the impact of Charlie Parker on Jazz…”  Ink notation in Bruce's hand in upper right of first page, "Incoming cores." and in pencil "(last winter"). The writer of the letter is unidentified beyond the signature "Todd".

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Condition:
Very good condition.
 
Item number:
304323
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