Lot n° 93
1500 - 2000
Result with fees
: 3 250EUR
HEMINGWAY ERNEST (1899-1961).
2 signed autograph letters, signed « E. Hemingway » and « Ernest » for the first letter, to Richard and Jane ARMSTRONG; and signed « Hemingstein » for the second, [Havana (Cuba), no date], to Richard ARMSTRONG in Havana; 2 pages in-8 format, in pencil, on letterhead “Steamship Cuba” and vignette The Peninsular & Occidental Steamship Company, et 1 page small in-8 format (on a commercial printed form, in Spanish; a blank corner chipped), envelopes ; in English.
The letter reads: “This valuable holograph will be delivered by Charlie Cook who has come over to Havana with his daughter. If you can do anything to amuse them such as taking a drink or describing the political situation you will again obligate your old friend and colleague E. Hemingway. Wish the hell I was coming – Cook will tell you our news – Pauline [his second wife] is fine...
”The second reads: “Here is the dough. I can’t ever give you my thanks ... Marty [Martha Gellhorn, to be his third wife] fine. Kids here...”
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