LEMUEL WARREN CHENEY - LETTER - SIGNED - 1906 - S.F. EARTHQUAKE - N C WYETH For Sale
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LEMUEL WARREN CHENEY - LETTER - SIGNED - 1906 - S.F. EARTHQUAKE - N C WYETH:
LEMUEL WARREN CHENEY
Important letter, May 6, 1906, Berkeley, California
a first hand account of the San Francisco earthquake ** andits effects on local authors and Bay Area bookstores.
seven pages, 5" x 6 1/2", on two bifold leaves to Ralph T. Hale
Signed: "Warren Cheney"
Bobbs-Merrill had recently published Cheney's novel "The Challenge"with four illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.
Cheney wants to purchase the painting by Wyeth of the book'sfrontispiece - a portrait of Motrya and Petrova
together with a copy of his book "The Challenge" Does anyone knowwhere the painting is today?
** April 18, 1906, 5:12 am, magnitude 7.8Condition: very good
Lemuel Warren Cheney was an American novelist.
Born: 1858, Canandaigua, Ontario, New York; died:
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