1941 · Los Angeles
by Balzer, Robert L., proprietor
Los Angeles: Balzer's, 1941. Single folio leaf of soft alkaline paperstock, printed double-sided, making a brochure of four 12x9 inch leaves, the center-spread a single list of Hunt's cannings. Further folded for mailing into a 3.5x9 inch post with a mimeo'd mailing address. Quite worn and fragile (we just now split 2 inches of one foldline), some toning, tears, and a lengthy personal note pencilled onto two margins: "Dear [ ? ] - one of these arrives every week.." plus family news and report of an acquaintance who doesn't trust Lindbergh's isolationism. Sold as is. . . for your proto-Trader Joe's discount-market collection. Next to "Bakery Specials" find a lengthy opinion section, "Highlights by Robert L. Balzer," who reacts deferentially to FDR's latest fireside chat, urges arms delivery to England, and that "all defense production be placed at once on a seven-day work week.. "we want to know why the five-day week persists in the midst of the great crisis we are told exists..
(Inventory #: 245167)