Autograph Signed Letter from Lucy Maud Montgomery (Macdonald), 1939

Autograph Signed Letter from Lucy Maud Montgomery (Macdonald), 1939

By: Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud)

Price: $5,900.00

Quantity: 1 available


Single sheet (7.5 X 14 inches) folded once horizontally to make the 4-page letter. Excellent condition. Includes the original envelope, postmarked Sept 2 1939 Toronto, Ontario. No stamp affixed, but "6 CENTS DUE" stamped in purple ink and there's a slogan cancel for "Canadian National Exhibition Toronto Aug 25-Sep. 9 1939." The return address on the first page of the letter is 210A Riverside Drive in Toronto. The letter is dated Sept 2/39 and the author thanks her "fan" for writing and lets her know about her latest book, Anne of Ingleside (1939), which would be the last book in the Anne of Green Gables series and possibly her last new work published in her lifetime. Montgomery died just three years later in 1942. In this letter she mentions that R.K.O. Studio has purchased the film rights to Anne of Windy Poplars (they released the film version in 1940) and she asks her fan if she would write the studio and tell them she'd like to see a movie version of "Anne's House of Dreams." Montgomery ends her letter by indicating enclosures were sent with the letter (not found with the letter): a booklet with her picture and a "tiny view of the P.E. Island road over which Anne drove with Matthew from "Bright River" to Avonlea." She signs the letter with her married surname, L.M. Montgomery Macdonald, and adds a drawing of a cat in silhouette. Though somewhat predictable in Montgomery's formulaic style in writing to fans, the letter is still rich in content and a very scarce handwritten, signed letter from the much beloved author of Anne of Green Gables fame.

Title: Autograph Signed Letter from Lucy Maud Montgomery (Macdonald), 1939

Author: Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud)

Categories: Letters & Correspondence,

Publisher: 1939

Seller ID: 10036

Keywords: Lucy Maud Montgomery, Autograph, Letter, Anne of Green Gables,