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Holograph Letter Signed by  Denise Levertov - Paperback - Signed - from Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA (SKU: 12181)

Holograph Letter Signed

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Holograph Letter Signed

by Levertov, Denise

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • Signed
Near Fine/Not Issued
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8.5 x 11white 20lb stock with Levertov's embossed personalization. Dated "Jan 17th 1981."Levertov responds to another Levertov, which fascinates her. She includes the coincidence as "one of the amazing consequences of being a writer in contact with other lives..." She wants to know more about her correspondent. "I've always been told there is only one Levertov... family... so we are probably related... Do you know anything of your family's history. I would be very interested to know.." She notes she will be sending a collection of poems which includes some poems her correspondent mentioned ("Bedtime" and "Psalm Concerning the Castle"), among which is "a poem my sister Olga wrote before she died..." Also, she explains that "some references" in the poems "may puzzle you, so perhaps I should explain that my father was a Jew who became a Christian... and worked all his life to reconcile Jews and Christians..." And for completness she adds, "My mother was Welsh. I'll look forward to hearng from you again. Cordially - Denise Levertov." Levertov's holograph envelope postmarked "Boston 19 Jan 1981" included. Aprx 300 words, written on both sides. Small foxed spot, beginning toning one edge. Near Fine condition.. Signed. Unbound. Near Fine/Not Issued. Holograph Letter.


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Holograph Letter Signed
Levertov, Denise
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Used - Near Fine
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Not Issued

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About Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA

Revere Books has offered collector-condition first editions primarily of 20th century American and British fiction and poetry since 1991. Signed copies are a specialty. Member, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) & the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).


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