Lot 16

SASSOON (SIEGFRIED)poet. Fine autograph letter signed dated October...

Auction Date: 31/07/2022 at 10am

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SASSOON (SIEGFRIED)poet. Fine autograph letter signed dated October 30th 1958 to 'Dear Mrs Harlow - or 'Dolly Forest' 1p sm4to. An important letter in which Sassoon looks back at the days of his childhood '…I know that this violent, noisy modern England is in much ways better but O for a month's holiday now & then in that unhurrying environment ! (which I recalled in my book 'The Old Country')… however I manage to keep pretty quiet in the old mansion which I bought 25 years ago…those little books of mine should sell quite well at Sotheby's - they usually fetch 10 or 15 pounds each…'

Hammer Price: £420.00