Tiffany Thayer Fortean Society Letters

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TIFFANY THAYER-FORTEAN SOCIETY-BIZARRE LETTERS TO LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB-TLS-1935

Tiffany Ellsworth Thayer (1902-1959), author, actor and co-founder of The Fortean Society of New York. Two bellicose letter to George Macy, founder of the Limited Editions Club. The first letter is typed and hand signed in green ink: "Tiffany Thayer." Two pages on Paramount Productions, Hollywood, stationery, dated October 9, 1934.

The second is a manuscript letter in green ink on plain yellow stationery, signed "Tiffany."In the first letter, Thayer takes issue with the Limited Edition Club's usage of the word "secure" in a book prospectus, the usage of periods inside of quotation marks, and with spectacular vehemence, the Club's decision to have Christopher Morley write the preface for their edition of Tristram Shandy. In the second letter, Thayer complains of not receiving Limited Editions Club books due him.
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A man called Tiffany?
 

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I am guessing that the first name, Tiffany, was in honor of or reference to a family member with the last name of Tiffany. Three generations after Mr. Thayer's, Tiffany became a popular name for girls in the US, given in membrance of the famous jewelry store. That famous jewelry store was named after L. C. Tiffany, the designer of luxury items such as stained glass. I had a female cousin named Tiffany - this name was considered very risque by my conservative, extended family.

...Every Tiffany I have had to work with was a challenge. One wonders...
 

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Excuse me as I Iust over a replica Tiffany stained glass lightshade...
Yes! Aren't they beautiful?!? I have an inexpensive replica; its not as wonderful as a real tiffany, but its really nice and also affordable :)
 

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Even the kits are a small fortune, due to the specialist glass; and they take a long time to put together.

I have the skills...but not the money or the time.
 

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Even the kits are a small fortune, due to the specialist glass; and they take a long time to put together.

I have the skills...but not the money or the time.
I have neither skills nor desire (plus I'm really clumsy). So, garage sales, ebay, charity resale shops.... I really like my cheapo replicas.
 
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