FINE CHRISTMAS AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY KATHERINE HEPBURN
HEPBURN, Katharine. Autograph letter signed. No place: December 25, 1965. One page of blue paper, measuring 8 by 10-1/4 inches. $4000.
Fine autograph Christmas thank-you letter from Katharine Hepburn to her friend Meta Stern on uniquely personalized stationery.
On blue "Kate" stationery, to friend Meta Stern, thanking her for Christmas gifts. The stationery appears to be a gift from Irene Selznick, and has Hepburn's signature "Kate" printed at the top. The letter reads in full: "Dear Meta – Here's Irene Selznick's present – pretty elegant – what – You were so clever to send me that cookbook – We'd been dying to have a really top notch French cookbook – for fish & various vegetables – & yours looks thrilling – And Phyllis's apron – how damned thoughtful you are – you made us so happy – and then my rose arrived – Thank you – Happy New Year to you both – & all good things. Affectionately, Kate."
Mailing folds and light creasing, else fine condition.