30 Nov '13, 4pm

Jackie Kennedy was an absolute badass, even at age 17. These letters @ChristiesInc are epic.

KENNEDY ONASSIS, Jacqueline Bouvier (1929-1994). Twenty two autograph letters signed ("Jackie") and one printed telegram, to R. Beverley Corbin, Jr., Farmington, Connecticut, 1945-1951. Together 75 pages, 8vos, on personal stationery and stationery of Miss Porter's School, all but one with original envelope . [With :] KENNEDY ONASSIS. Black and white photograph, unsigned, n.d. (6¾ x 4½in.), LOVE LETTERS FROM A FEISTY, TEENAGE JACKIE BOUVIER TO HER HARVARD BOYFRIEND THE EARLIEST JACKIE KENNEDY LETTERS TO APPEAR AT AUCTION. A wonderful archive of letters, most written when she was 16 and 17 years old, to her Harvard boyfriend. They display a funny, spirited, at times cynical young woman, but one with great intelligence and a strong will of her own. She hated Miss Porter's finishing school--"prison" she calls it--and said "if school days are the happiest of your life, I'm han...

Full article: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/books-manuscripts/kenn...

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