Item #4897 Conrad Aiken Autograph Poem Signed with Original Art. CONRAD AIKEN.

(1889-1973) Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, born in Savannah, Georgia, whose work includes poetry, short stories, novels, and an autobiography.

Conrad Aiken Autograph Poem Signed with Original Art

Aiken composed a charming Christmas poem which opens with an appealing sketch of a mouse's face. "The Mouse upon the Christmas day/Bends his little knees to pray/ O dear Jesus/ Please to cheese us/That is all I have to say." He signs with his initials, "CA," and adds at the top of the folded card stock, "With love from C [he draws a face in the C] and M [and draws eyes and mouth within the letter] to Maurice and Betty." A particularly charming holiday greeting card by the poet and novelist. Autograph Poem Twice Signed with Abbreviations on folded card stock, 11x 8 1/2 inches opened, n.p., n.d. Condition. Edges show slight soiling, back of card especially along edges and center fold show soiling.

Item #4897

Price: $1,250.00

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