Lot 11 of 168:
Signed letters from Pearl S. Buck to her illustrator  

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Title:
Two Autograph Letters and Four Typed Letters Signed by Pearl S. Buck
Author:
Buck, Pearl S.
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Date:
January 8, 1932-November 21, 1938
Description:

Single-sided letters, one on two pages, sheets range in size from 9¾x6½" to 11x8½" signed "Pearl S. Buck."

These letters are addressed to Hasselriis, who produced illustrations for several of Buck's works, as well as a portrait of Buck. Friendly in tone, the letters acknowledge and comment on illustrations and original artworks and discuss personal matters. One letter, dated November 21, 1938, is a response to a letter offering congratulations for winning the Nobel Prize. She expresses thanks and says the prize "is being given as much to America and China is it is to me."

Donated by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., Clark NJ.

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Condition:
Light toning and fold lines; otherwise fine.
 
Item number:
270129
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