* GREY, Zane (1875-1939). Autograph letter signed ("Bugs"), to Linda Roth ("Bugs"). n.p., n.d.
2 pages, 12mo, bifolium, drawing of four bugs in lower margin second page, original hand-addressed envelope, some ink offsetting, folds. Grey and Lina Roth ("Dolly") were married in 1905. He writes her: "I am in a state of mind bordering upon bug-housness…[Mr. Shields read my book, and] he criticized a good deal, but he said 'it was great', 'it would certainly make a bit', [and] 'probably be dramatized'." G.O. Shields, editor of Recreation and Shields Magazines, was a strong supporter of Grey's work.
Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Robert L. McKay Collection, North Tustin, California