Lot 685: Collection of six letters, comprised of five TLSs and one ALS, all signed "Upton," totaling seven pages on six sheets, various sizes, personal letterhead, dated 1939–1940. All are to noted journalist Albert Rhys Williams and most have interesting literary content. One letter, in part: "Tell me how the world looks to you and how your writing job is coming on…When you are through with the books I loaned you, send them back." The ALS, in part: "In Boston, getting material for a novel on Sacco-V. Were you ever in Plymouth Cordage Co strike? (Rumor to that effect) if so, write me all about it…& I'll put you in the novel." A third, in part: "Just a line to tell you that the Viking Press is going to publish 'World's End' this spring." Scattered creases, toning, and soiling, otherwise overall fine condition. Accompanied by carbon copies of two additional letters from other parties.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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