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Wed, Aug 17, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 130

Two telegrams, written to Dagmar Godowsky

Estimate: $140 - $280
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Two telegrams, written to silent film star Dagmar Godowsky, one of which was sent by Boris Morros, American Communist Party member, Soviet agent, and FBI double agent, who worked at Paramount Pictures with Gadowsky, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4", the other wishing Igor (Stravinsky) a Happy Birthday, 8 1/2" x 6 1/4", together with a telegram from British American poet W. H. Auden to Richard Brooks at the English Department at Vassar College, 8" x 5 5/8"; a signed typed letter from Leonard Woolf, husband of Virginia Woolf, dated February 11, 1948; a written letter from Gerald Brenan to a Miss Fayrer; and a signed edition statement page by Ambrose Bierce.

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Telegrams in good condition, a few old creases and minor edge wear, others in good condition.

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