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SVETLANA STALIN, SERIES OF 20 AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND 12 PHOTOGRAPHS TO HER FRIEND YURA GERCHIKOV, 1985-1992

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300 - 500 GBP
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438 GBP
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  • Series of twenty long autograph letters in Russian by Stalin's daughter, signed ("Svetlana"), with twelve photographs, 1985-1992
to her school-friend Yura Gerchikov in Stockholm, and to Yura's daughter Katya, about her life in Wisconsin and London with her daughter Olga Peters, her alienation from the USSR and her children there (Katya, who refused contact or to permit contact with her granddaughter, and Joseph, who joined the KGB), her fond hope that the Communist Party might disappear for ever, her Russian pension and her financial troubles, God, Disneyworld, friends in Europe, the photographs showing Svetlana and Olga together, their house in Spring Green and Olga's wedding over 60 pages, mainly 4to, one written on 5 postcards of Wisconsin, one letter on a Christmas card, one other incomplete, 10 autograph envelopes (some return-addressed as Lana Peters), 12 photographs (inscribed by her on verso), Tblisi, Spring Green (Madison WI) and London, 30 June 1985 to 4 February 1992, tears to one letter
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