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Typed letter signed (on thin "onion" style typing paper), autograph greeting card signed (pictorial card issued by Amnesty International), and autograph postcard signed (postcard a brief note, signed with initials), 3 1/4 pages, various sizes, 326 North K

BOYLE, KAY

Typed letter signed (on thin "onion" style typing paper), autograph greeting card signed (pictorial card issued by Amnesty International), and autograph postcard signed (postcard a brief note, signed with initials), 3 1/4 pages, various sizes, 326 North K Street, Cottage Grove, Oregon, no place, and [40 Camino Alto Mill Valley,... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 8" x 10", on blue typing paper, bearing the printed letterhead of Gardnor House, Flask Walk, London, 6 May 1980. To Amanda Vaill.

AMIS, KINSGLEY

Typed letter signed, one page, 8" x 10", on blue typing paper, bearing the printed letterhead of Gardnor House, Flask Walk, London, 6 May 1980. To Amanda Vaill, an editor at The Viking Press, responding somewhat crossly: ". . . It seems rather absurd to spend years putting a book... more


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2 typed letters signed, 2 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", 136 Waverly Place, New York, 4 April and 28 June 1959/ To his editor, Catharine Carver, at the Viking Press.

CAMPBELL, JOSEPH

2 typed letters signed, 2 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", 136 Waverly Place, New York, 4 April and 28 June 1959/ To his editor, Catharine Carver, at the Viking Press, concerning the final revisions on an unidentified work (presumably his four-volume The Masks of God which was published between 1959... more


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Group of approximatly 46 autograph letters signed, approximatly 211 pages, 17 June 1861 through 31 August 1862, from Fiske to his future wife, Abby Morgan Brooks, with related material.

FISKE, JOHN

Group of 46 autograph letters signed (signed variously, "John Fiske", "John", "Puss", "Your own child", "Your own dear John", etc.), approximately 211 pages, various sizes and places, 17 June 1861 through 31 August 1862, from Fiske to his future wife, Abby Morgan Brooks, all written before their marriage in 1864,... more


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Autograph letter signed ("W.C. Bryant"), one page, 14 February 1860. To George B. Clure [Chue?] Esq.

BRYANT, WILLIAM CULLEN

Autograph letter signed ("W.C. Bryant"), one page, 5" x 8", New York, 14 February 1860. To George B. Clure [Chue?] Esq., concerning a professional appointment and relaying the news of a death: ". . . Patrick Cashman . . . brought me a letter from his employer. It gave him... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 27 February 1973. To Mr. Williams.

TATE, ALLEN

Autograph letter signed, one page, 7" x 10 1/2", on personal printed letterhead of Running Knob Hollow Road, Sewanee, Tennessee, 27 February 1973. To Mr. Williams [Alan Williams, at the Viking Press], written upon receiving the galley proofs for Malcolm Cowley's A Second Flowering: Works and Days of the Lost... more


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Typed letter signed, 2 pages, 9 November 1988. To Michael Millman.

BURKE, KENNETH

Typed letter signed, 2 pages, 8 1/2" x 11", on personal printed letterhead of 154 Amity Road, Andover, New Jersey, 9 November 1988. A somewhat rambling letter to Michael Millman at Viking Penguin, written upon receiving "the advanced finished copy of Selected Correspondence" (The Selected Correspondence of Kenneth Burke and... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 28 October 1983. To Amanda Vaill.

FUENTES, CARLOS

Typed letter signed, one page, 8 1/2" x 11", on printed letterhead of Fondo de Cultura Economica, Av. Universidad 975. Col. del Valle., Mexico. 28 October 1983. To Amanda Vaill, Senior Editor at Viking, Penguin, Inc. expressing his delight upon learning of his inclusion in the sixth volume of Writers... more


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Collection of 9 Poetry Pamphlets privately printed by Trevelyan at Christmas for the years 1940, 1941(2 copies), 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950. Presentation copies to Adeline and Ralph Vaughan Williams (5) or to Ursula Wood (3).

TREVELYAN, R.C.

Collection of 9 Poetry Pamphlets, all but two entitled "From the Shiffolds," privately printed by Trevelyan at Christmas for the years 1940, 1941(2 copies), 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1950. Original printed wrappers, wire stitched, as issued. With a presentation inscription from the poet in each booklet to Adeline... more


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Autograph letter signed ("R.W. Emerson"), 5 pages, 5" x 8", Concord, 26 May 1858. A very good literary letter addressed to Mrs Watson ("My dear friend").

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO

Autograph letter signed ("R.W. Emerson"), 5 pages, 5" x 8", Concord, 26 May 1858. A very good literary letter addressed to Mrs Watson ("My dear friend"; possibly Mary Russell Watson), offering his opinions on an article she has written in support of the poetry of William Ellery Channing: "It is... more


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Very good typed letter signed ("P.G. Wodehouse"), 2 pages, 7 February 1933. To "Dear Cuppy"

WODEHOUSE, P.G.

Very good typed letter signed ("P.G. Wodehouse"), 2 pages, 8 1/4" x 10 1/2", Domaine de la Freyere, Auribeau France, A.M., 7 February 1933. To "Dear Cuppy" (humorist, critic and author, Will Cuppy [1884-1949]), sending thanks for "I.M.P's book. I am reading it now and it's great.", discussing his own... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Logan"), 4 pages, December 1945, with the original holograph envelope (torn and worn, apparently reused, with the original recipient's name crossed through). To John [Russell].

SMITH, LOGAN PEARSALL

Uncommon autograph letter signed ("Logan"), 4 pages, 4 1/2" x 7", on printed letterhead of 11 St. Leonard's Terrace, Chelsea, December 1945, with the original holograph envelope (torn and worn, apparently reused, with the original recipient's name crossed through). To John [Russell], complimenting his "admirable essay on Delacroix", and telling... more


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Autograph letter signed ("A Lang"), 2 pages, 16 February no year. To Mrs. Baird Smith.

LANG, ANDREW

Autograph letter signed ("A Lang"), 2 pages, 4 1/2" x 7", on printed letterhead of 8, Gibson Place, St. Andrews, Scotland, 16 February no year. To Mrs. Baird Smith, requesting permission to publish letters (and promising her the right of pre-approval): "In working at Lockhart's Life I find one or... more


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Autograph letter signed ("A Lang"), one page, 24 June, no year. To an unidentified recipient.

LANG, ANDREW

Autograph letter signed ("A Lang"), 1 14 pages, 4 1/2" x 7", on printed mourning stationery of 1, Marloes Road, Kensington, W., 24 June, no year. To an unidentified recipient, sending location and time for an upcoming event, and writing: "Glad you can come. . . . Danger can wait.... more


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Autograph letter signed ("A Lang"), one page, 12 August no year. To an unidentified recipient.

LANG, ANDREW

Autograph letter signed ("A" ["Lang" apparently supplied in another hand]), one page, 4 1/2" x 6 3/4" (mourning paper), Hughenden Cottage High Wycombe, Bucks., 12 August no year. To an unidentified recipient, sending thanks for "the panpipes", and regretfully reporting: "Unluckily Mr Howe sent me your letter when I was... more


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Autograph letter signed, 4 pages, "Tuesday Eve" no date. To an illegible recipient.

(ARTISTS) THOMSON, HENRY

Autograph letter signed, 4 pages, 4 1/4" x 7 1/4", no place, "Tuesday Eve" no date. To an illegible recipient, accepting an invitiation ["there is only one circumstance -- (except any chance of my death) -- that can prevent my seeing you. . . I hope neither of these casualities... more


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Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, 27 May 1870. To "My dear Diamond"

THOMS, WILLIAM J.

Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, 4 1/2" x 7 1/4", on mourning paper embossed with the creasted stamp of the House of Lords, but with the stamp crossed through and replaced in holograph with 40 St George's Square, S.W., 27 May 1870. To "My dear Diamond", discussing various photographs: "... more


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Autograph letter signed, two pages, 12 Kensington Crescent, 18 May 1899. To Miss Vicat Cole.

(ARTISTS) SHAW, BYAM

Autograph letter signed, two pages, 4 1/2" x 7", 12 Kensington Crescent, 18 May 1899. To Miss Vicat Cole, asking her to convey his gratitude to her brother, and sending thanks for ". . . the photographs & for finding my Little Book. It was so kind of you &... more


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Letter signed, one page, trimmed to approximately 7 1/2" x 4 1/4", Prince's Street, Saturday, no date. To an unidentified woman.

(ARTISTS) SHARPE, CHAS. KIRKPATRICK

Letter signed, one page, trimmed to approximately 7 1/2" x 4 1/4", Prince's Street, Saturday, no date. To an unidentified woman, replying: "I send the cypher you desired, very ill done, but which can be improved by any body who hath a tolerably correct eye. . . . The extremities... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, no date. To Mrs. Gibbings.

(ARTISTS) MOORE, T. STURGE

Autograph letter signed, one page, 5 3/4" x 9", Hillcroft, Steep Petersfield, Hants., no date. To Mrs. Gibbings (probably the wife of engraver, Robert Gibbings, founding member of the Society of Wood Engravers), replying: "The more I think over it the less it seems to me reasonable that I should... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 8 June 1876.

(ARTISTS) MEYERHEIM, PAUL

Autograph letter signed, one page, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", on personal monogrammed letterhead (with the address in Germany crossed through and replaced in holograph with 17 Pall Mall, London), 8 June 1876. In German. Wrinkled and folded; some browning and toning; else good. Docketed on the (blank) verso in... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, 14 March 1896. To "My dear Horne".

(ARTISTS) IMAGE, SELWYN

Autograph letter signed, 2 pages, 6 1/2" x 8" (blue paper), 6 Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, London 14 March 1896. To [Alderson] Horne, sending word of mutual friends, and writing on artistic matters: ". . . Your proposal about the new journal, your kind suggestion as to what I might possibly... more


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Autograph letter signed, 2 1/2 pages, 17 November 1880. To Mr. Rossetti.

(ARTISTS) HOLIDAY, HENRY

Autograph letter signed, 2 1/2 pages, 4 1/2" x 7", on printed letterhead of Oak Tree House, Branch Hill, Hampstead, 17 November 1880. To Mr. Rossetti, discussing his philosophical interpretation of a work of art: ". . . I am glad that you like what you read of the 'New... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 28 January 1915. To Douglas Sladen

(ARTISTS) HASSALL, JOHN

Autograph letter signed, one page, 8" x 10", on printed letterhead of 88, Kensington Park Road, 28 January 1915. To English poet and critic, Douglas Sladen (1856-1933), apologizing that he missed a meeting, explaining that he is ". . . in charge of the London School of Art and [was]... more


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Autograph note signed (initials), one page, 28 March 1952. To an illegible receipient

(ILLUSTRATORS) GIBBINGS, ROBERT

Autograph note signed (initials), one page, 6 3/4" x 8 1/4", on personal printed letterhead of 91 Warwick Road, London, 28 March 1952. To an illegible receipient, looking forward to seeing him in the autumn, and sending thanks for ". . . letting me see this calendar of dates. It... more


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Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, no date. To an illegible recipient.

(ILLUSTRATORS) FURNISS, HARRY

Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, 4 1/4" x 7", on printed letterhead of 23, St. Edmund's Terrace, Regent's Park, no date. To an illegible recipient, possibly an editor or publisher, replying: "I expected to see you on Friday & give you the promised sketches. I now send you Portrait of... more


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Typed letter signed ("Fiore"), one page, no date (20 June 1960). To "[Dear]est Harry! !"

(SCULPTORS) DE HENRIQUEZ, FIORE

Typed letter signed ("Fiore"), one page, 8" x 11", on personal printed letterhead of Suite 804, 30 East 60th Street, New York, no date (but with a purple ink stamp reading "Head Office 20 June 1960" at the upper right corner). A form letter, apparently addressed to a close friend... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 30 December 1928. To an unidentified gentleman.

(ARTISTS) BRANGWYN, FRANK

Autograph letter signed, one page, 7" x 9", on blindstamped letterhead of his studio building, The Jointure, Ditchling, Sussex, 30 December 1928. To an unidentified gentleman, explaining that illness prevented an earlier reply, wishing him a happy New Year, sending the address of his birthplace, and writing: "I am very... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, Amwell St., 5 January 1849. To F.E. Smedley.

(ILLUSTRATORS) CRUIKSHANK, GEORGE

Autograph letter signed, one page, 4 1/2" x 7 1/4", Amwell St., 5 January 1849. To author F.E. Smedley, concerning his illustrations (in progress) for Smedley's first novel: "Finding that only one of the subjects of the plate already done -- will come into No. 2. of 'Frank Fairleigh' I... more


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Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, 28 November 1871. To Mr Tupper

(ARTISTS) ARMSTEAD, H.H.

Autograph letter signed, 3 pages, 4 1/2" x 7", 57 Campden Square, N.W., 28 November 1871. To Mr Tupper, sending thanks for his letter, relaying affectionate greetings from his wife and expressing pleasure at reading ". . . the quotation respecting the Embankment Statue. The longer one lives -- the... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Dond G. Mitchell"), one page, no date. To Messrs Welch, Bigelow & Co.

MITCHELL, DONALD G ("IK MARVEL")

Autograph letter signed ("Dond G. Mitchell"), one page, 5" x 8", no place, no date. To Messrs Welch, Bigelow & Co., specifying a correction which needs to be made in in one of the publications of his work, adding: "In July no. of Dr Johns I see a bad mistake... more


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Autograph letter signed ("CM Sedgwick."), 3 pages, no date. To [John O'Sullivan Esq. of Bond Street].

SEDGWICK, CATHARINE MARIA

Autograph letter signed ("CM Sedgwick."), 3 pages, 4 1/4" x 7", no place, no date [but docketed "Miss Sedgwick April 14, 1843." in an unidentified contemporary hand], with the integral holograph mailing address leaf. To [John O'Sullivan Esq. of Bond Street], submitting her short story, "Cousin Frank" for consideration: "If... more


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Autograph note signed ("Constance Fletcher"), one page, "Sunday", no date. To Mrs. Moulton.

FLETCHER, CONSTANCE ("GEORGE FLEMING")

Rare autograph note signed ("Constance Fletcher"), one page, 4 1/4" x 5 1/5", 25 Hornton Street, Kensington W., "Sunday", no date. To Mrs. Moulton (possibly Louise Chandler Moulton), replying that she is looking forward to seeing her again, and writing: "I am lunching out on Wednesday -- ever so far... more


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Autograph letter signed, 1 1/4 pages, 5 August 1974, with envelope. To Dale Edward Fern

(THEATER) LE GALLIENNE, EVA

Autograph letter signed, 1 1/4 pages, 7 1/4" x 11", on personal printed letterhead of N. Hillside Road, Weston Connecticut, 5 August 1974, with the original holograph mailing envelope. To Dale Edward Fern at the Loyola College Theatre, apologizing for taking so long to reply to his letter, explaining: ".... more


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Holograph manuscript translation of a poem by Felicia Hemans. With an autograph letter signed.

(HEMANS, FELICIA) TASTU, AMABLE

Holograph manuscript translation (apparently a draft, with a few cross-outs and emendations) of what appears to be Amable Tastu's original translation of the poem "The Graves of a Household" by Felicia Hemans. 32 lines of verse in French, signed by Tastu at the end, and titled "Les tombeaux d'une famille... more


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2 typed letters signed ("Esther"; one in pencil), 2pp, 12 August no year and 19 August 1939. Both addressed to "Cap".

FORBES, ESTHER

2 typed letters signed ("Esther"; one in pencil), 2pp, 8 1/2" x 11" and 6 1/4" x 7", on personal printed letterhead of 23 Trowbridge Road, Worcester, Massachusetts, and no place, 12 August no year and 19 August 1939. Both addressed to "Cap", influential editor at Harcourt Brace, Charles A.... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 11 January 1906. To (Ernest) La Touche Hancock.

ADE GEORGE

Typed letter signed, one page, 8" x 10 1/2", on printed letterhead of Hazelden Farm, Brook, Indiana, 11 January 1906. To (Ernest) La Touche Hancock, apologizing that, as he is in the midst of preparing for a long trip, he cannot respond to Hancock's query at greater length, and replying:... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Hervey"), one page, 5 June 1929. To "Bub".

ALLEN, HERVEY

Autograph letter signed ("Hervey"), one page, 8 1/2" x 11", Bermuda, 5 June 1929. A friendly letter written to "Bub", [possibly his wife's brother?] sending his congratulations and mentioning the birth of Hervey's daughter, Marcia: "Here is something to celebrate being an Uncle and graduating all at the same time.... more


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Small lot of material relating to English actress Mary Frances Scott-Siddons.

(THEATER) SCOTT-SIDDONS, MARY F.

Small lot of material relating to English actress Mary F. Scott-Siddons, comprising:

[1] 2 printed programmes for readings/recitals (one somewhat browned) at Clevedon, listing the works to be performed, and the performance times;

[2] A carte-de-visite photograph of Scott-Siddons: a vignette-style portrait showing a head-and-shoulders view of the acress with her hair... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, July 1939. To Miss Felton.

HARTMANN, SADAKICHI

Autograph letter signed, one page, 6" x 7", on personal printed letterhead, P.O. Box 2, Banning, California, July 1939. To Miss Felton, apparently concerning the forwarding of photographs and artwork (no longer present): "The Photographic Dept may appreciate the 2 portraits. . . . The earlier one is a Self... more


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Initialed presentation inscription of a manuscipt poem, one page, 5" x 8", no place, no date. A translation of a poem by Paul Verlaine.

STARRETT, VINCENT

Initialed presentation inscription of a manuscipt poem, one page, 5" x 8", no place, no date. A translation of a poem by Paul Verlaine, written out in an unknown hand, comprising thirteen lines, titled at the top "The Shells / (Verlaine), and beginning: "Each crusted shell that doth enhance /... more


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Autograph letter signed ("W. Gifford. Palgrave."), 2pp, 14 August 1876. To an illegible recipient.

PALGRAVE, WILLIAM GIFFORD

Autograph letter signed ("W. Gifford. Palgrave."), 2pp, 4 1/2" x 7", on red crested letterhead, Gr. Yarmouth, 14 August 1876. To an illegible recipient (apparently an acquaintance whom he has not seen for many years), arranging to meet, inquiring as to whether they might belong to the same clubs, mentioning... more


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Autograph letter signed ("WBBernard"), 1 1/2pp, [17 Nov. 1830]. To an unidentified recipient.

(THEATER) BERNARD, WILLIAM BAYLE

Autograph letter signed ("WBBernard"), 1 1/2pp, 4 1/2" x 7 1/4", [London, 17 Nov. 1830, see below]. To an unidentified recipient. A letter of introduction written on behalf of ". . . my friend Mr Yates of the Adelphi Theatre who is going to send to America his clever Elephant.... more


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Autograph letter signed, 3 1/2 pages, 1 December 1810. To Matthew Weld Hartstonge.

SCOTT, SIR WALTER

Autograph letter signed, 3 1/2 pages, 7 3/4" x 10", Edinburgh, 1 December 1810. To Irish barrister and author, Matthew Weld Hartstonge, hoping to meet, thanking him for his praise, writing on receipt of his manuscript, commenting on his writing ("it contains a great deal which does much honour to... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Your affectionate old Aunt Mary Howitt"), 8 February no year. To "My dearest Mary".

HOWITT, MARY

Autograph letter signed ("Your affectionate old Aunt Mary Howitt"), 3 1/2 pp., 4 1/2" x 7", Meran, 8 February no year. To her neice, "My dearest Mary", sending best wishes to her family, writing of mutual acquaintances, and expressing distress over the illness of the recipient's mother: "I am so... more


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Autograph letter signed ("Chas. C. Abbott"), one page, 20 November 1905. To the Knickerbocker Publishing Company.

ABBOTT, CHARLES CONRAD

Uncommon autograph letter signed ("Chas. C. Abbott"), one page, on green stationery measuring 5 1/4" x 6 3/4", Trenton, N.J., 20 November 1905. To the Knickerbocker Publishing Company, replying to a request for material: ". . . It is simply impossible to work up into 1000 words, an autobiographical sketch.... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 9 March 1866.

LOSSING, BENSON

Autograph letter signed, one page, 5" x 8", Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 9 March 1866. An interesting association letter written to Francis Lieber ("My Dear Friend"), replying to his letter just received, presumably discussing Lossing's The Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America, informing him: ". .... more


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Typed letter signed, one page, 30 January 1948. To Miss Barrows.

BARNES, MARGARET AYER

Typed letter signed, one page, 8" x 8 1/2", on personal printed letterhead, Chicago, 30 January 1948. To Miss Barrows, granting permission for her story "His Very Successful Wife" to appear in an anthology, and replying: ". . . I've been very busy all winter and so haven't been able... more


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Autograph letter signed, one page, 18 August, no year. To "My dear Somerville".

(ILLUSTRATORS) HERFORD, OLIVER

Autograph letter signed, one page, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", on printed letterhead of Life, 598 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., 18 August, no year. To "My dear Somerville", apparently replying concerning an autobiographical/bibliographical endeavor: "After stupendous labor I have managed to partially classify my complete works to date. I... more


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Autograph manuscript signed ("H deVere Stacpoole"), one page, 6 April 1931. A brief statement about the French poet, François Villon

STACPOOLE, H. DE VERE.

Autograph manuscript signed ("H deVere Stacpoole"), one page, 8 1/4" x 11", no place, 6 April 1931. A brief statement apparently written in response to a request for his opinion of the French poet, François Villon: " . . . Villon is, to my mind, the most virile lyric poet.... more


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