Santa Barbars, CA: O'Roark , 1977.
1st Edition. Signed by Author. THREE PAGE FOLDED ALS FROM JIM O'ROARK [Dr.,] , 14 / 08  to Henry Miller on his Custom card [4" ¼ x 5" ½ folded] stationery will a lovely illustration titled ' Chateaugay Lake of the Narrows' with the printed 'SCENIC NOTES / Copyright 1977 J. H. O'Roark'. Dear Henry / I've been vacationing here in upstate New York and while enjoying all the unaccustomed inactivity, it crossed my mind that you have your new glasses by this time. I hope that the readers are better than your naked eye at least and that the distance glasses are clearing up those murky faces across the table. . . Everyone seems to be into some sort of faith healing up here - laying on of the hands . speaking in tongues, & assorted other mumbo jumbo. The story of Cabeza de Vaca enthralls some but takes the wind out of the sales of others. / People don't seem to like to have their orthodoxies threatened. Hope this note find your eyes in good health. / Your friend / Jim O'Roark / PS - did you increase your fire insurance?". With original transmittal envelope on which Miller has written: "File" & Tony Miller has written: "Sandi Do we have a file on Dr. O'Roark? . In fine condition. Provenance: PBA /The Personal Archive of Henry Miller Part I Fine Modern Literature Thursday, June 26, 1997. Original Autographed Letters & Documents.
Item #31924 Price: US$325.00