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(American Literary Figures)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$17,625$15,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(American Literary Figures), Rare and interesting archive of approximately ninety-three autograph letters, holograph sentiments and related paper sent to Houghton, Osgood & Co. and the Atlantic Monthly, c. 1854-1884, concerning articles, contractual and other issues from many of the most important and influential writers and contributors of the late 19th century, including Henry James (nine), W. D. Howells (three), Bret Harte (four), Julia Ward Howe (one), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (two), Celia Thaxter (two), Wendell Phillips (one), Oliver Wendell Holmes (four), Harriet Beecher Stowe (one), Thomas Hardy (one), (mostly in very good condition). Complete list of names available upon request. Note: Sold to benefit Community Radio Station WOMR in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Estimate $8,000-9,000

Keywords

Houghton Osgood & Co., Bret Harte, Celia Thaxter, Henry James, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Julia Ward Howe, the Atlantic Monthly, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thomas Hardy, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Massachusetts, WOMR, Provincetown, American literature, American poets, Beecher, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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