Lot 712: ALS in pencil, signed "EP," one page both sides, 8.5 x 11, August 30, no year. Letter to an unidentified recipient, in part (spelling and grammar retained): "No—didn't know was whole Vol. Van g' letters. Probably not one is in it. Better looks = except useful to hv. separate. Hope you git roof or wheel-barrer or zummat." Includes an unsigned typescript, in full: "That ARIOSTE should translate the enclosed notes sent by Van Gogh to his brother Theo / including pp/ on back cover flap / send back a copy of the translation in GODDAMIT typescript / take it to Vyoler, and get it typed in triplicate after I have seen the trans / A / can send it to Imagi / yes, send Me draft of little note crediting Scheiwiller with the publication / tell you bout him when I see you. Shall remit rwy / fare as HH soon as climate is fit to enter." Intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through the tips of his initials), a few trivial spots of foxing, and a uniform block of toning from previous display, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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