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Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
31
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$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Conrad, Joseph (1857-1924), Autograph letter signed, July 18th, 1902, one page, to Mr. Tinker (?), thanking him for a sent check and lamenting the loss of a written story, text in part, "Perhaps you don't what misfortune has befallen me? All the..?..and type of my Blackwood story have been burnt. The lamp on my table exploded and I was too late to save a single scrap of any value. I am now rewriting in a great hurry and in no small trouble", 10 1/4 by 8 in., (toning and edge chip, some old fold marks and minor soiling).
Estimate $1,200-1,400

Toning and edge chip, some old fold marks and minor soiling.

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