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Romer Zane Grey [Dolly Grey].
A Collection of 25 Holograph and Typed Letters, Two Post Cards, and Two Western Union Notifications Written by Loren Grey and Dolly Grey.
1913. A collection of 25 holograph and typed letters, post cards, and two Western Union notifications. The majority of letters were penned by Romer, addressed to his mother, Dolly, with some 5 or 6 letters written by Dolly addressed to Romer; most are holographs. Over the course of his life, Romer wrote a slew of western novels, like his father, and two prominent fishing books: "The Cruise of the Fisherman" and "The Fisherman Under the Southern Cross." The letters date from 1913 to 1954 with the bulk written in the 1920s and 1930s. The letter subjects are personal and wide-raging and include exploration, travel, fishing with his father, Zane, and family squabbles over personal ambitions and disagreements over parental supervision; for instance: [Romer writing to his mother on October 14, 1929] "But get this into your bean, I don’t spend my money because Dad spends his, or to copy anyone else. Except for fishing and a few other ways he spends his in a two-bit fashion like a child. I would hardly care to imitate that." Ouch. Romer did conclude the letter with his continued devotion and love for this mother. There’s a poignant and urgent letter written by Romer to his mother in 1937 after Zane suffered a stroke and the immediate need for medical care was paramount. The goal was to safely get him home under medical supervision. The group of letters in generally very good condition with light soiling to a few and most with their mailing envelopes. In this family, like most families, love and devotion is paramount, subject to the capriciousness and whims of personal amb … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Bruce Cave Fine Fly Fishing Books, IOBA. [Citrus Heights, CA, U.S.A.]
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