* [AMERICAN AUTHORS].
FEIFFER, Jules (b.1929). Autograph letter signed ("Jules"), to Bill, New York, 12 June, no year. 1 page, 8vo, on personal stationery, creased. Feiffer turns down an invitation to a party for Alan Harrington. -- HERSEY, John (1914-1993). Autograph letter signed ("John Hersey"), to Mr. Searle, n.p., n.d. 1 page, 12mo, written in the top margin of a larger sheet trimmed down. "I am breaking an iron rule of my life--that I shall never answer letters addressed to me as John Hershey. I have often wished I were a chocolate manufacturer, but I'm not." -- ISHERWOOD, Christopher (1904-1986). Autograph letter signed ("Christopher Isherwood"), to Mr. Roest, Santa Monica, California, 15 December 1971. 1 page, 4to, on blue paper, hand-addressed with return address on verso, creased, slight chipping to edges, pencil notation upper margin. -- SAROYAN, William (1908-1981). Autograph note signed ("William Saroyan"), to an unnamed recipient, n.p., 19 May 1942. 1 page, 8vo, ink offsetting, a few pale stains. In full: "I do not send autographs or autographed photographs William Saroyan." -- SUSANN, Jacqueline (1918-1974). Autographed letter signed ("Jackie"), to High School classmate Eleanor Pennabecker, New York, n.d. [postmarked 3 February 1938]. 4 pages, 8vo, bifolium, original hand-addressed envelope, a few stains. "Honey, I speak from wisdom. Stay away from show business!" -- TOKLAS, Alice B. (1877-1967). Autograph note signed ("A.B. Toklas"), to Mrs. Schlenoff, n.p., n.d. 1/4 page, 4to, on verso of TLS from Norman Schlenoff to Alice B. Toklas, a few creases and pale stains. Toklas makes plans to meet a friend. -- WOLFE, Thomas (b.1931). Autograph letter signed ("Tom Wolfe"), to Karen, New York City, 10 July 1969. 1 page, 4to, on personal blind embossed stationery, creases. Wolfe thanks the recipient for sending the correct article. -- Together, 7 manuscripts.
Estimate $ 600-800
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California
Please note the Christopher Isherwood and Alice B. Toklas with small clear mounting corners to blank area.