Letters to Lewisohn [manuscript] 1925-31.


Letters to Lewisohn [manuscript] 1925-31.

Jakob Wassermann makes reservations, proclaims himself a friend of Lewisohn through his books and mentions a Chicago firm's offer to publish his autobiography. Henry Lewis Mencken compliments Themla Lewisohn's poetry as does Mark Van Doren. Sinclair Lewis sketches a face for the Lewisohn guest book. Thomas Mann compliments Lewisohn on his review of The magic mountain and hopes it will help sell copies. Ilya Grigorievich Ehrenbourg invites the Lewisohns to visit. Poem, 1936 May 11, In my old sterile days .. [1 l. holograph 23 cm.].

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