Lot 293: Du Maurier, Daphne



2015-09-16 14:06:56

Lot 293: Du Maurier Daphne: (1907-1989) British Author. A.L.S., Daphne, Two Pages, 8Vo, Cannon Hall, Hampstead, N.D. ('New Year'S Day'), To [Foy Quiller-Couch]. Du Maurier Announces 'Bless You. I Can Go Out And Conquer A World Now. I'Ll Not Be Afraid Any More' And Continues 'I Go Into The Slaughter House On Monday, But As I Still Have A Heavy Cold They Can'T Cut Me Up Until Its Better'. Du Maurier Further Invites Her Friend To Come And See Her, Adding 'And Wear The Blue Beret - Be You. Yes - I'Ll Work You Off Your Legs, My Girl - You Wait! Your Letter Has Made Me Supremely Happy!'. Some Light Overall Age Wear And Creasing And A Few Small Tears And Small Areas Of Paper Loss At The Edges, About G Foy Quiller-Couch - Daughter Of British Writer Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), And A Life-Long Friend Of Du Maurier. Indeed, Du Maurier Was Accompanied By Foy Quiller-Couch When She Became Inspired With The Storyline For Her Novel Jamaica Inn. In 1930, Apparently Around The Time Of The Present Letter, The Two Ladies Were Staying At Jamaica Inn And Went Riding On Bodmin Moor. They Became Lost In Bad Weather Conditions And Apparently Sheltered For Some Time In A Derelict Cottage On The Moor But Were Eventually Led Back To Jamaica Inn By Their Horses.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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