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Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Ten Autograph Letters Signed, 1917-1928.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Wharton, Edith (1862-1937) Ten Autograph Letters Signed, 1917-1928.
Ten letters of varying length, totaling approximately twenty-five inscribed pages, on different stationery from locations in France, all addressed to Dumbarton Oakes co-founder Mildred Barnes Bliss (1879-1969). The letters pertain to personal matters, visits, travel, events in their social circle, charitable contributions, and other activities; the group housed in a buckram folder, measuring between 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 to 10 x 8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Dumbarton Oakes, France, Mildred Barnes Bliss, co-founder

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