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    Rose O'Neil: Kewpie Creator Letter Plus More. This lot includes a 2-page ALS by Santa Fe poet Harold Witter Bynner (a whimsical letter written to a friend of Rose O'Neil, referring obliquely to her as the "rose that had blown away" and discussing poems and a performance). Together with a wonderful 2-page ALS from O'Neil with transmittal envelope, signed "Your owneill". The letter, dated December 22, 1929, is extremely charming with fanciful calligraphy. It discusses illustrating a story for "Good Housekeeping" and writing a novel. The second page starts: "And we Kewpify!" A lot of care and thought obviously went into its composition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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