LOT 220
SOLD €260,00

Dickens Fellowship. Godfried Bomans

Ring binder titled on the spine w. 33 plastic folders containing documentation on the Dickens Fellowship (Haarlem Branche) and its most important Dutch member, Godfried Bomans. Also incl. other related material collected by another member, Herman Hannink (officer of the Zwolle Branch). Mostly 1950s. Incl. a.o.: several letters by Bomans, (other) official correspondence, invitations, newspaper clippings, orig. photographs (several depicting Bomans in public), booklets, menu cards and a copy of El Pintor's Toverboek van 1001 nacht (story told by Bomans).

Interesting collection, the most important items being: (1) Letter in black pen, undated, signed "G. Bomans A.P.R.A.". (2) Typed letter signed in red pen by Bomans (1958). (3) Typed letter signed in blue pen by Bomans (1958). (4) Letter in red pen to Hannink on Dickens Fellowship paper and w. stamped addressed envelope (1958). (5-6) 2 typed letters on Dickens Fellowship paper, signed in typescript (A.B.) and (W.G.) Godfried Bomans (1959). (7) Letter in red pen ("Rectificatie") on Bomans' personal stationary and monogrammed by Bomans (1958). (8) Picture postcard signed in red pen by Bomans (1958). (9-10) 2 typed letters by Leslie C. Staples (ed. of The Dickensian, signed in blue pen) (1958). (11) Menu card signed by Leslie C. Staples and Bomans. (12-13) A few typed letters by Nico Andriessen, friend of Bomans and founder of the Haarlem Branche of the Dickens Fellowship. (14) Carbon copy of a typed "Afrekening voor den Heer Godfried Bomans te Haarlem betreffende het boekjaar 1 juni 1946 tot en met 31 mei 1947", mentioning 5 titles. (15) Vinyl single "Sonneveld + Bomans" (1962).

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