Sale 17CN02 | Lot 265

KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Group of notes to Aileen Mehle and other signed items.

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 265
KENNEDY ONASSIS, JACQUELINE Group of notes to Aileen Mehle and other signed items.
Includes an autograph letter signed "Jackie" on one sheet of Doubleday stationery, dated 1980, complimenting Mehle's article on "Diana's book" (this being Diana Vreeland's Allure, released in 1980), and sending a book to be read "in your delicious bed"; a typed letter signed a few weeks earlier regarding the books mentioned above; a typed note signed from 1978 suggesting Mehle write a novel; an autograph note signed requesting samples of old columns for that potential book; a signed card of appreciation upon the death of Aristotle Onassis with the manuscript addition "Dear Aileen-I know how much you loved Ari-Thank you-Jackie"; an inscription on Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis' Doubleday business card affixed to the endpaper of Miriam Rothschild's Butterfly Cooing Like a Dove (first edition, 1991); and an autograph note regarding corrections to a text; a few retaining original envelopes. Usual folds, the condolence card toned; Together with three typed letters signed from Rose Kennedy dated 1971, 1972, and 1978, on various stationery, mostly regarding social matters and with the following sentiment: "I am sure you enjoyed London tremendously, dear Suzy - we were all so happy there before the war"; And a group of books relating to the Kennedys, and few photographs of Mrs. Kennedy Onassis laid-in.


C The Estate of Aileen Mehle

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for $1,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

Thu, May 25, 2017 at 10am EDT
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