Letters of E. B. White. Collected and Edited by Dorothy Lobrano Guth

New York: Harper, (1976). First edition. Cloth, very good, in dust jacket. Hall A32. White's secretary Isabel Russell's copy, inscribed to her by White : "You had a lot to do with cleaning up this messy manuscript, and I am grateful for every minute of it it --- as well as your optimism which I did not share...," dated Nov. 27, 1976. Taped to the front pastedown is a letter dated April 1, 1977 from White to Russell enclosing a check: "severance pay -- a sad severance....You have greatly helped us over the bumps during these vastly overrated twilight years, when there has been too much work and not enough good times and good health. You were brave, loyal, affectionate, and effective...." Russell's work is acknowledged in the Acknowledgements. Item #29144

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