Wednesday, October 03, 2007

30 April 1927 postcard to Paul J Campbell

Seller states:

Autograph postcard signed from Howard Phillips Lovecraft to Paul J. CampbellPostmarked Providence, RI, April 30, 1927Pictured on the front of card: Hotel Empire, New York CityLovecraft writes to old-time amateur journalist and friend Campbell to express sympathy over the loss of amateur papers. It reads in part:"Just got a card from Smithy [Tryout Smith] telling of your fire and the loss of your amateur collection. . . If I can help -- in connection withother amateurs -- in partly replacing your loss, I shall be glad to send some old-time items which I still retain. . . . Let me know whatyou especially desire."Signed "HPL"A nice chatty note to a long-time friend who published work by Lovecraft in his amateur journal, "The Liberal."

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