March 2016 Auction Ends Thursday, March 31st, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on: 3/31/2016 6:39:00 PM

Lot #4: Harper Lee Letter Signed With Fantastic Content in Which Lee States There’s No Worse Place then the Trump Taj Mahal to Spend Eternity


Harper Lee typed letter signed, dated 25 August 1990, with exceptional content, written in the same affectionate and lyrical style as "To Kill a Mockingbird". Lee specifically writes about novels dealing with social revolution, mentioning John Steinbeck’s "The Grapes of Wrath” and speaking with great admiration about Alabama novelist Elise Sanguinetti’s novels "Whitfields: The New Girl" & "McBee’s Station” - comparing Sanguinetti to Jane Austen and Eudora Welty. Lee writes a note below in blue pen, apologizing for the quality of her typewriter. Two page 8.5" x 11" letter is in fine condition stapled to the original envelope, postmarked from New York.
Final Bid (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,926
Minimum Bid:$750
Number of Bids:11