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Detective FictionAutographs & Mss.Signed & Inscribed

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1 MELTZER, DAVID Three Typed Letters Signed from David Meltzer to Rare Book Dealer Henry W. Wenning
Bolinas, California 3 pages, quarto 1971-1973 
Meltzer, David, 1937-.3 t.l.s. to Henry Wenning, bookseller, from Bolinas CA 1971-1973. 1 page t.l.s. Brown paper, undated, to "Dear Henry" about family life and asking what to do with manuscript material having to do with the "SF Poets book". Fine with envelope dated Nov 12, 1971. 1 page t.l.s. Yellow paper, undated, to "Dear Henry", reporting on his move to Seattle to be poet-in-residence for the Washington State Art Commission, his recent reading, recent publications, living in Creeley's house, family development, and recent poetry. Fine, folded in six with envelope dated Jul 29 1972. 1 page t.l.s. undated to "Dear Henry", commenting on Christina Stead, "The Man Who Loved Children is, in my scrubby opinion, an absolute masterpiece, in many ways the Great American Novel, or, at least, the Great American Middle Class Family novel, or at least the great try at the broken Dream." He asks about detective fiction, comments on novels and talks about his novel ..."It's not really a novel like the above-mentioned books -- I can not feel comfortable in that form, it doesn't work for me. What I'm doing is more of a dead sea scroll." Fine, folded in six with envelope date 11 Jan 1973 
Price: 550.00 USD
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