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Typed Letter Signed referring to "Show Boat

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Typed Letter Signed referring to "Show Boat

by Kern, Jerome

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Typed Letter Signed. Fine.. Typed Letter Signed. An undated typed letter from Kern to a fan who had requested musical quotations or an autograph. In the letter (about 70 words) Kern agrees to the collector's request, adding "I thought it might be amusing to transcribe a bit of unsophisticated music from "Show Boat", the last musical play of mine produced in America, for the younger members of your family. For yourself the transcription from a later period in the same play shows the development of the same theme for maturer and more philosophic intellects". Signed in full by Kern on Bronxville stationery with embossed letterhead. Folded sheet, ca. 5"x8", without envelope.


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Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC US (US)
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Typed Letter Signed referring to "Show Boat
Kern, Jerome
Typed Letter Signed
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Used - Fine.
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letter, composer, music, signed

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Please note that all items are offered subject to prior sale. All our books are FIRST EDITIONS and FIRST PRINTINGS unless noted otherwise. All dust jackets are protected in clear mylar covers. All books are guaranteed to be as described or they may be returned within 10 days of receipt for a full refund.

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Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC

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Derry, New Hampshire
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About Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC

Bert has been a full-time bookseller since 1976. He is a member of the New Hampshire Antiquarian Bookseller's Association, the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) (since 1982) and the International Leaque of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). We are located just under 40 miles north of Boston in Southern New Hampshire. We have around 3,000 titles in the following categories: Modern first editions - mainly American and English - many of the books being signed; poetry, poetry broadsides, and press books. Most of our holdings are modern and fairly contemporary, and feature both mainstream and genre fiction (e.g. contemporary literature, detective & science fiction), with emphasis on notable writers and literary prize-winners in both prose and poetry.


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