Lot #145
Otto Frank

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Estimate: $400+


Father (1889-1980) of Jewish World War II diarist Anne Frank, and the only member of his family to survive the concentration camps. TLS signed “Otto Frank,” one page, 5.25 x 7, July 15, 1958. Letter to Livros de Brazil Lt., concerning the Portuguese publication of The Diary of Anne Frank. In part: "I kindly acknowledge receipt of the different cheques you sent amounting to $279.80 for which I thank you. I trust that the sale of the book will continue, as the play, based on it, will be on the stage, as far as I am informed, and early next year the film will be out." A typed translation is attached. Also includes carbon copies of associated documents sent to Otto Frank, noting a new printing of 2,000 copies of The Diary of Anne Frank. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020

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