Typed Letter, signed (“Gertrude Atherton”) to “Mr. Leonard”, returning inscribed books, with remarks on her manuscripts and identifying her best book. Gertrude Atherton.

“‘The Immortal Marriage’ … is by far my best…”

Typed Letter, signed (“Gertrude Atherton”) to “Mr. Leonard”, returning inscribed books, with remarks on her manuscripts and identifying her best book.

San Francisco: November 28, 1927.

1-1/2 pp., on personal stationery. 4to. “‘The Immortal Marriage’ … is by far my best…”. Fine. In red cloth folding case. Item #248345

A fine letter to an admirer from the California novelist, with some revealing remarks: “… As to MSS, I never keep any. Typewritten manuscripts are not very interesting, and go back to the printer with the proofs -- no doubt their final destination is the waste heap. “I am sorry you have not read ‘The Immortal Marriage’, as that is by far my best…” [with;[ an Autograph Letter, signed, to an unidentified author, soliciting a work for THE BOOKMAN. 3pp., 8vo, n.p, May 9 (?) 1944.

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