Waldorf-Astoria, New York: 6 June 1951.
One sheet, signed in ink. 1 vols. 8vo. Beaverbrook to Eisie. Wrinkle, else fine. Item #263159
Canadian-born Beaverbrook (1879-1964) made his fortune from Canadian cement mills. He moved to England and became a Conservative MP the following year. During WWI he was Minister of Information and bought a controlling interest in the Daily Mail. He was raised to the peerage in 1918.
Here he acknowledges a “beautiful book of photographs. This is the most splendid collection in my possession … My friends shall get to know the contents and to admire the brilliant work and spacious conception of my friend, the photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt”.
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