Lot #417
William Faulkner

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Estimate: $1500+


ALS signed “Bill,” one page, 8.25 x 5.25, no date. Handwritten telegram by William Faulkner to Hollywood director Howard Hawks, in full: "Booked NY 19 April unless I hear from you. Of course will stay here on call or meet you at need if notified." Along the bottom, he writes: "William Faulkner, Hotel de Beaujolais, Paris." In fine condition. Faulkner contributed to the screenplay for the adaptation of Hemingway's To Have and Have Not in 1944, as well as The Big Sleep in 1946—both classic films directed by Howard Hawks.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #604 - Ended March 10, 2021

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