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First Ladies
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Lot 637
Coolidge, Grace. Autograph letter signed, 2½ pages, 6¾ x 5½ in., recto & verso, Northampton, Mass., May 9, 1935. To Henry L. Stoddard, editor of The New York Evening Mail. The former First Lady asks Mr. Stoddard for his advice regarding publishing of some personal articles: " …I found the small part which I had in preparing the articles interesting. Now, comes the question of preserving them in the more available form of a book…I feel that your advice will be more helpful than any and I trust that you will be perfectly frank…" Age toned with minor stains. Small paper tear on bottom right edge of first and third pages.
Estimated Value $75 - 100.
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Lot 638
Kennedy Onassis, Jacqueline and Lee Bouvier Radziwill. One Special Summer, Delacorte Press, New York, 1974. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. Unpaginated. One of 500 unnumbered copies signed by the former First Lady and her sister as "Jacqueline Bouvier" and "Lee Bouvier" on the limitation page. Foreword by Lee Bouvier Radziwill. Illustrated blue marbled textured paper over boards. In the original, light blue marbled textured paper-covered slipcase with applied photograph of the Bouvier sisters. A travel journal iIllustrated with drawings and decorations (some in color) by both authors, with black & white and color photos. The text is reproduced from Lee Bouvier's handwritten original. A delightful remembrance of their 1951 trip to Europe.
Estimated Value $800 - 1,000.
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