January 11, 1956 Robert Penn Warren Signed Publishing Contract (Dutch Rights for Band of Angels)
New York: William Morris Agency, 1956. Original Document. Original wraps. 8 1/2 X 11 Inches. 3 PP. Very Good. Item #5113
Original stapled three page contract granting the Dutch language publishing rights for "Band of Angels" to Elsevier. Signed by Robert Penn Warren at bottom of first page. Additionally initialed by Robert Penn Warren on "addendum" slip stapled to first page. The book was the basis for the 1957 film of the same name that starred Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo and Sidney Poitier. Southern love story during the American Civil War. A nice relic for the "Red" Warren and/or Fugitive Poets collector. Horizonatl fold marks at center. Light wear to edges.