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Mann, Thomas (1875-1955) Typed Letter Signed, 28 April 1937.

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2950B
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Mann, Thomas (1875-1955) Typed Letter Signed, 28 April 1937. One and a half page letter on French Line, S.S. Ile de France letterhead, in German, with the original typed envelope. To Samuel Morris Steward (1909-1993), while he was teaching at Loyola University in Chicago. Very good, with old folds, 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
Steward, who wrote under many pseudonyms was an academic, homo-erotic author, and tattoo artist. He was also a longtime friend and correspondent of Gertrude Stein.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Samuel Morris Steward, Ben Folds, Gertrude Stein, Lesbian feminists, Literature, Modernism, Samuel Steward, Stein, Steward, Surnames

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