Lot 431: [Lawrence D.H.]



2015-07-10 15:42:34

Lot 431: [Lawrence D.H.]: (1885-1930) English Author. Lawrence Frieda (1879-1956) German Literary Figure, Wife Of D. H. Lawrence. A.L.S., Frieda, Two Pages, 4To, El Prado, New Mexico, 26Th May 1953, To Harry [Moore]. Lawrence Writes A Largely Social Letter, In Part, 'I Also Wanted To Tell You That A €Œmiriam†Brother Is At The University Of Nottingham. Mary Christine Was The Daughter Of Christine Hughes Who Remained My Good Friend Till She Died 2 Years Ago, And Mary Christine, Alas, Died Of Drink - They Were Very Elegant Women - She, Christine Had A Beautiful House In Santa Fe - The Maria Cristina Chambers Was Not Of Long Duration, I Don'T Remember Much About Her. Yes, Mary Christine Was Laura Philippine. Yes, I Liked The €Œprincessâ€, The Relationship Of Helen & Miriam - I Suggest The New Mexico Quarterly For Her Poems. I Am Looking Forward To €Œthe Achievement Of D. H. Lawrenceâ€Â€¦.' Vg Christine Hughes' Daughter, Mary Christine, Provided The Inspiration To D. H. Lawrence For The Original Laura Philippe Homes Who Appears In His Short Story Laura Philippine (1928) About A Flapper Whose Life Is A Succession Of Cocktails And Dances. Lawrence Had First Met The Mother And Daughter In 1926 And, Following A Visit To Florence, Wrote 'They Simply Can'T See Anything: You Might As Well Ask A Dog To Look At A Picture Or A Statue. They'Re Stone Blind Culturally...Mary C. Frankly Loathes Anything That Wants To Be Looked At - Except Herself, Other Girls, Clothes And Shops...Oh, How Glad I Shall Be To See The Last Of Them...' (Collected Letters Of D.H. Lawrence, 1962, Ed. By Harry Moore) International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £150 - 200
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