This Anheuser-Busch heiress penned the popular dog tale "Falko"; her second husband was G. Fred Hummel (1882-1952), a popular Long Island novelist, playwright and historian. Item #44412
ANS on rear leaf of a 4pp promotional leaflet for "Falko," 8½" X 11", Southold, NY, 4 November 1941. Addressed to Arnold F. Gates (1914-93, noted Lincoln/Civil War scholar). Very good. "Since you are familiar with my husband's novels, I am sending you this prepublication announcement of a story I wrote about 'Falko' our wonderful police dog who traveled all over Europe with us in the good old days. If you are a dog lover, I hope this will interest you...." Boldly signed "Lillie C. Hummel (Mrs. Geo. F.)." Unusual.