Item #52003 Small archive relating to Sandburg's alleged espionage: carbon typescript of "C.S. - Stockholm" with autograph corrections; finished typescript of the same on watermarked paper, incorporating corrections; and a typed manuscript poem by Henry Justin Smith (1875-1936) entitled "Good-by, Carl" which tells of Sandburg's arrest in Sweden on spy charges. Carl Sandburg.

Carl Sandburg, Stockholm Spy!?

Small archive relating to Sandburg's alleged espionage: carbon typescript of "C.S. - Stockholm" with autograph corrections; finished typescript of the same on watermarked paper, incorporating corrections; and a typed manuscript poem by Henry Justin Smith (1875-1936) entitled "Good-by, Carl" which tells of Sandburg's arrest in Sweden on spy charges.

n.d.[ca. 1944].

Price: $3,000.00


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2pp. (carbon), with 11 pencilled corrections by Sandburg; 2pp.; 3pp. 1 vols. 10 x 8-1/2 (each). Carl Sandburg, Stockholm Spy!? Very good.

Item #52003

Highly intriguing first-person account of Sandburg's stint in espionage, when he supposedly was passing smuggled Soviet literature in Sweden for delivery to the University of Chicago. The three-page poem has a pencilled note by Sandburg attributing it to Henry Justin Smith"