Lot 54 of 202:
Lenny Bruce doodle on note from Olympia Press  

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Note on Olympia Press letterhead to Lenny Bruce, with notations and an ink doodle by Bruce


Paris & Los Angeles




Typed noted, signed illegibly. 11 lines. 

The note regards returning to Bruce a copy of his trial transcript, with a small inked doodle by Bruce at bottom. The typed note reads in part, “I am quite mad that you didn’t answer my letter nicely and of course I realize you are a very difficult man to deal with nevertheless onward and upward.” It is signed "Maur__?" (quite possibly Olympia Press founder and editor Maurice Girodias, but not verified). There are a few random holographic notes by Bruce on front and back, most notably, what appears to be a drug-addled sketch of an unknown person’s profile. 

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Very good condition.

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