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    John Steinbeck, Berthold Viertel, & B. W. Huebsch Typed Letter Signed. One page, 8.5" x 11", plain stationery, no place [New York], June 9, 1944. Author Steinbeck, publisher B. W. Huebsch, and screenwriter/director Berthold Viertel signed this letter to a Mr. Smith inviting him "to join with us in marking Lion Feuchtwanger's 60th birthday on July 7th by the presentation to him of an album containing appreciations of the man and his work." Feuchtwanger was a German-Jewish novelist who was imprisoned in a French internment camp in France, but later escaped to America, receiving asylum. His best-known work is the Josephus trilogy, completed in 1942. This letter is in very fine condition with mailing folds, one affecting the signatures. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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