Autograph Quotation Signed

PARTON, James (1822-91)

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English-born American journalist best known for carefully researched biographies of noteworthy Americans such as Horace Greeley (1855), Aaron Burr (1857), Andrew Jackson (1859-60), Benjamin Franklin (1864), John Jacob Astor (1865) and Thomas Jefferson (1874). AQS, 1p, 5½" X 4¼", Newburyport, MA, 1877. Very good. Mild show-through from mounting trace (about 3/4" - 1" wide) running down left edge. "Virtue and good temper / do not bring success. They / are success / James Parton" plus place and year penned large and bold. Quite attractive -- and a sentiment typical of the rags-to-riches success stories of the figures Parton profiled. Bookseller Inventory # 24606

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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