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Keller, Helen
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Keller, Helen
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 USD
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Keller, Helen

Fine group of 5 letters signed and 2 inscribed books by this inspirational figure, as follows:

Autograph note signed ("Helen Keller"), 1 side of a card (3 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; 82 x 132 mm), Little Rock, Arkansas, March 1916, to Craig McComb Snader in Philadelphia, with accompanying stamped envelope, "Musical vibrations make my whole body sing like a wind-harp". With: The Most Remarkable Lecture Ever Given: Helen Keller And her Teacher Mrs. Macy (Anne M. Sullivan). [Philadelphia: no year]. Printed brochure, 4to, 4 pages. Together in a brown cloth folding-case, gilt-stamped title on spine. — Typed letter signed ("Helen Keller"), 2 pages (11 x 6 7/8 in.; 280 x 175 mm), Forest Hills, New York, 31 October [1925], to Edward William Bok, a long letter thanking him for his efforts on behalf of the blind. Blue half morocco folding-case, gilt-stamped title label on spine. — Typed letter signed ("Helen Keller"), 1 page (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.; 268 x 184 mm), Forest Hills, New York, 24 November 1936, to Henrietta W. Slicer in Baltimore, Maryland, poetically remarking on the death of her beloved teacher Ann Sullivan Macy. Brown cloth folding-case, gilt-stamped title on spine. — Typed letter signed ("Helen Keller"), 1 page (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.; 268 x 184 mm), Forest Hills, New York, 27 November 1936, to Mrs. John M. Turner in Pelham, New York, remarking on the death of her teacher in similar terms to the last. Maroon cloth folding-case, gilt-stamped title on spine. — Typed letter signed ("Helen Keller"), 1 page (10 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.; 268 x 180 mm), Westport, Connecticut, 11 May 1941, to her veterinarian Dr. de Vita, noting how much improved her dog "Kenzan-go" is and thanking him. Maroon half morocco drop-box, gilt-stamped title label on spine.

Midstream: My Later Life. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1929. 8vo, photographic frontispiece, publisher's light blue cloth, inscribed by the author; lightly rubbed, lacking dust-jacket. — Peace at Eventide. London: Methuen & Co., [1932]. Small 8vo, printed wrappers, inscribed by the author "to Carrie Jacobs-Bond all of love in all of life has happened when we cross the Bar"; small tear at head of backstrip. Blue half morocco clamshell box, gilt-stamped title label on spine.


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