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Typed Letter, signed, dated April 21st., 1915.

by WILCOX, Ella Wheeler.

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1pp., approximately 100 words. On personal stationery, with the author's embossed, foil-stamped, initials within a circular design. Typed address of: "The Bungalow," Granite Bay, Short Beach, Connecticut. To: "My dear Mrs. Freshel:- I thank you for your note and the delightful quatrain on the carnivorous bishop. I wish I had written the lines myself. … Read more
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Signature.

by BUCHAN, Anna. (O. Douglas).

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Small piece of paper, signed, "Yours sincerely Anna Buchan (O. Douglas)". Light creasing, else a very good example. .
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by DUNCAN, Sara Jeannette. (Cotes, Mrs. Everard).

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On Ladies' Empire Club letterhead, dated Monday (no month, no year) to: "Dear Lady [Mullin]? Thanks for your note. I hope dear A's things are now safely sailing through the Bay under my berth. Do come in to tea tomorrow, here, about five. I shall be in and expecting you; but if you can't, let me know. I am… Read more
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On personal stationery, headed" Miss Noel Streatfeildn O.B.E., Vicarge Gate Nursing Home, Vicarage Gate, Londom W.S. 41Q To: "Dear Mr. Griffin, Thank you for your letter and the appeal for funds to expand your library, something dear to my heart. I enclose a copy of my book [not offered here] "When the Sirens Wailed". I have chosen this book as… Read more
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Autograph Note, signed.

by HEPPENSTALL, (John) Rayner. [1911-1981].

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Aug, 31 [n.y]. 14c Ladbroke Tce/ W 11 /Park 4458. 1 page, 19 cm x 13 cm. To: "Dear Miss Hellman, I hope this may do. The moorhen is a cause I have as dear. Yrs sincerely, Rayner Heppenstall. Mailing and light creases, else good. Heppenstall was a friend of George Orwell, and wrote an account a beating from the… Read more
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Vintage Photographic Portrait, signed.

by GISH, Dorothy.

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Approximately 7 x 5", no date. but early, portrait shows Gish as a young actress, probably in the 1920s. Dorothy Elizabeth Gish, (1898-1968), American actress, younger sister of Lillian Gish. Featured in numerous silent films and theatre productions, often showcasing her comedic talents. Creasing to lower corner, some tape residue in top corner, not affecting image. Very good..
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Photograph, inscribed.

by ROTHENBERGER, Anneliese.

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Appproximately 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Publicity portrait numbered #2612 in the plate. Inscribed and signed in full. Anneliese Rothenberg, opera singer, (b. 1926-). Light handling wear and minor creases, black label with Rothenberger's name in relief in lower margin, else very good. ..
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Typed Letter, signed.

by ANAND, Mulk Raj.

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On his printed letterhead, jassim house / 25 cuffe parade / colaba / bombay 5. Dated 19 . 12 . 1969. 8½ x 11", 1pp., circa 45 words. Brief but humourous reply to an American autograph seeker who has pulled out all the stops. "Dear friend, I do not usually give autographs, because I do not believe in the… Read more
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For Marianne Moore's Birthday. November 15, 1967.

by (MOORE, Marianne). Boyle, Kay.

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Typescript fair copy, dated (1968) and signed by Kay Boyle. One page, 14 lines. Kay Boyle (1902-1992), American author, educator and political activist. Through her job with the literary quarterly Broom, Boyle met Moore in the early 1920s. The only reference to this poem in Boyle's bibliography is its publication in Helicon Nine, No. 19 (1988). Folded for mailing, slight… Read more
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"Real Photograph" Postcard, signed.

by MacWHIRTER, John.

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Rotary Postcard, 2762. Signed by MacWhirter in the lower white border. Portrait showing the artist holding pallette and brushes, facing left. John MacWhirter (1839-1911), Scottish Landscape painter, early influences included John Everett Millais. Travelled to America in 1877 and spent several years in California. Gained an international reputation as an etcher; admitted to Royal Academy in 1893. Very good..
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"Real Photograph" Postcard, signed.

by FILDES, Sir Luke.

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Rotary Postcard, 2752. Signed by Fildes and dated 1907. Potrait showing Fildes wearing a jacket and tie, facing right. Sir Luke Fildes (1844-1927), British painter, illustrated Charles Dickens' The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Became a member of the Royal Academy in 1887; knighted in 1906. Light creases at lower corners, else very good..
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by REPPLIER, Agnes.

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On printed letterhead, Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Dated June 18th, (N.y). 2 pp. Thanking Mr. Allen for "your admirable little book, which I found awaiting my return. I read it with delight, - some passages being familiar, and some forgotten. I hope it will give pleasure to those who love the Diary, and that it will lead many a reader… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by MATTHEWS, James Brander.

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On printed letterhead, 121 East 18th St. New York. Jan. 16th, 1886. Octavo, pp. 1 3/4, written on 1st and 4th pages of a double lettersheet. Sending T.F. Hunt Esq., of Salem, Mass., the circular of the Dunlap Society [not present]. "I shall be very glad to enroll you and your friends. Mr McKee has now nearly ready for the… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by PHILLIPS, Wendell.

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June 17, 1867. Octavo, 1page. To Dr. J.R. Wood: "I am too heavily burdened with responsibilities to comply with your request - claims resting on me which must be met & by me.". Wendell Phillips (1811-84), American reformer, abolitionist, President of Anti-Slavery Society (1865-70). Mailing folds, paper clip indentation, else very good..
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by (THEATRE). Sothern, Edward Hugh.

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Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, (no date). Octavo, 1p. To Mr. [Sol Smith] Russell. "Let me thank you very much for the box last night. I enjoyed the play very much - and passed a delightful evening. Worth giving up your Sundays rest for.". Edward Hugh Sothern (1859-1933), American actor. Tear and crease at bottom left blank corner, else good..
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Autograph Letter, signed

by (THEATRE). Starr, Frances.

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On Hotel Touraine, Boston letterhead, November 19, [N.y]. Octavo, 3pp. To "My Dear Sam - Please don't think I have forgotten you. I have not. I have been under such heavy pressure.in a financial way that I have been obliged to keep you waiting. I will finish up the payment for the portrait upon my return to New York and… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by (HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel). Lathrop, George Parsons.

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80 Washington Sq., Dec 5 / 84. Octavo, 1 p., written on the first side of a double lettersheet. Offering to assist his correspondent with knowledge about Hawthorne. George Parsons Lathrop (1851-1898), poet, editor, and author of "A Study of Hawthorne" (1876). Mailing folds, paper clip identation, else very good..
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by SCUDDER, Horace Elisha.

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Cambridge, Mass., March 16, 1885. Octavo, 2pp., written on 1st and 2nd pages of a double lettersheet. To Miss Susie B. Shelding. "My stock of printed verse is so small that I have no great difficulty in finding a poem to copy for you, but you do not give me any intimation as to the kind of use to which… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed,

by OLIPHANT, Laurence.

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14th [January?, No year] Written on the first side of a single lettersheet. "Dear Sir / Will you kindly have the accompanying photograph colored [sic]." and mentioning that he is about to go abroad. Approximately 40 words. Laurence Oliphant (1829-1888), British author, international traveller, diplomatist, mystic, and secretary to Lord Elgin on his mission to China and Japan. Pencil note… Read more
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Autograph Letter, signed.

by CURTIS, George W.

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New York, 6 Nov. 1856. Octavo, 1p. To editor Robert Carter, "I tasted Browning so strongly in the Count's book, that I could not say what would have been pleasantest to say - and Hurlbut will say it in - he tells me - the next no. of Putnam. Truly Yours, George Wm. Curtis" With typed transcript. Folded thrice for… Read more
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