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AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED WITH INITIALS, TO HIS PUBLISHER by  Henry W Longfellow - 1875 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB (SKU: WRCLIT66885)

AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED WITH INITIALS, TO HIS PUBLISHER

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED WITH INITIALS, TO HIS PUBLISHER

by Longfellow, Henry W

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Cambridge, 1875. One page, on upper panel of folded quarto lettersheet. In ink. Folded for mailing, otherwise about fine. To James Osgood, his publisher, concerning, most likely, THE MASQUE OF PANDORA AND OTHER POEMS. He writes: "Dear Mr. Osgood - I will take Mr. Routledge's sixty pounds. That is better than nothing. I am sorry you are printing so small an edition of the new book. I thought it was to be twelve thousand ...." Signed with initials. THE MASQUE OF PANDORA was published in October, with a first printing of 3030 copies. Routledge's edition appeared roughly simultaneously.

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Title
AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED WITH INITIALS, TO HIS PUBLISHER
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Longfellow, Henry W
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1875
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About William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

Since 1975, William Reese Company has served a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts and in collection development.

With a catalogued inventory of over thirty thousand items, and a general inventory of over sixty-five thousand items, we are among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel, and maintain a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 20th centuries.

We issue frequent, and substantial, catalogues in our fields of specialization.

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