* DU MAURIER, Daphne (1907-1989). Autograph note signed ("Daphne"), to Grace Beittel. London, n.d. [but 16 July 1940 or later].
1 page, 4to, on verso of typed questionnaire with holograph notes in Du Maurier's hand, with original holograph envelope addressed in Beittel's hand with censor's sticker, a few pale stains, paperclip burn upper margin, creased at folds. Du Maurier responds to a typed questionnaire from Beittel, penning her reponses to four typed questions in the space provided. On the verso, she elaborates: "With regard to imaginary companions, I had none, by my sister and myself continually played games in which we were imaginary people, and I would play these games alone also. From 7 or 8 years until sixteen or seventeen years, I was continually in an imaginary world."
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California