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(1906 - 2001) American author and pioneering American aviator, wife of Charles A. Lindbergh. Fine content T.L.S. "With my sincere sympathy Anne M. Lindbergh" 2pp. 4to., Darien, [n.p. but postmarked Dec. 8, 1959], to Abbott Combes in response to his fan letter, in part: "...I am very sorry that your appreciative letter...has not been answered...My husband and I have a part-time secretary...but this Fall she left us to have a baby...I was pleased you liked The Unicorn and touched that the poems should mean something to you in this tragic moment of your life...I am afraid I cannot send you seven autographed books...I have had to make it a rule not to sign books for people I do not know...My husband and I feel quite strongly that we are private citizens, not in public life. We are not movie stars or political figures...We try to live a very simple and quiet life...". With an A.N.S. sending a suggestion for a book, and the original holograph signed envelope. Fine.

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