Autograph Quotation Signed

PUTNAM, Herbert (1861-1955)

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The eighth Librarian of Congress served longer than any other -- 1899 to 1939 -- and introduced many improvements considered standard today. AQS, 1p, 6 3/4" X 5¼", Washington, DC, 1929 February 22. Very good. Homely mounting trace along upper left edge, not affecting text; slight mounting traces on verso. In the librarian's fine, spidery script , he pens a slight misquotation: "'In proportion as the abundance of government gives / force to public opinion, it should be enlightened.' / Washington, Farewell Address / Herbert Putnam," adding at lower left, "Library of Congress / Washington DC. / Feb. 22d / 1929." Handsomely penned in black ink. Bookseller Inventory #

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DAWSON, HERBERT 1890-1976
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BROWN, GORDON FREDERICK (1858-1932). Illustrator; son of Hablot Knight Brown
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Book Description "Beshrew the common pencil! I envy not its powers - She stoops to Conquer ". On a piece of paper 7 x 5 1/2 inches. n.d. Seller Inventory # 17633

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Beebe Lawton, Henrietta. (b. 1844). American singer who taught at the National Conservatory of Music in New York City.
Published by New York: February 9th, 1888. (1888)
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Book Description New York: February 9th, 1888., 1888. Condition: Good. New York: February 9th, 1888. 1888. Good. - 2-1/2 bars of music penned in black ink on a cream-colored card 3-1/2 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide. Signed "Harmoniously Yours / Henrietta Beebe-Lawton / New York Feb. 9th '88". There are 2 vertical & 1 horizontal light tan stripes to the card from offsetting. Scraps of paper adhere to the 4 corners of the verso where the card has been removed from an album. Good. Penned below the musical quotation is Ariel's line from the Tempest "Where the bee sucks there lurk I". This Shakespearean passage was set to music by English composer Thomas Arne.Henrietta Beebe was born in New York in 1844. Her fine voice was discovered early and at the age of fourteen she was already a successful church-choir singer. She studied in Milan and London and had a successful career. She was noted for her repertoire of English music, both sacred and secular. In 1886 she married the distinguished tenor William H. Lawton. Thereafter she made her home in New York City and taught oratorio and English music at the National Conservatory of Music. Seller Inventory # 34645

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Book Description 1895. No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Signed sentiment, 2 1/4 x 6 1/4", "Bear ye one another's burdens", signed Charles Edwin Markham, Jan. 26, 1895. Very good. Markham (1852-1940) was a popular American poet who was a long time Californian before moving to New York in 1890. Seller Inventory # 6546

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Book Description No Binding. Condition: Collectible-Very Good. The quotation reads: "Down Silver Crags the Moonlight falls / Past cloudy caps and headland gold. / Decending through dim intervals / In still cascades of shallow gold. / John James Ingalls. / Tucson, Arizona. / 2.17.00." On Ingalls's embossed stationery. Ingalls (1833-1900) was a Republican politician from Kansas, serving as a United States senator from 1873 through 1891. Seller Inventory # 8099

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TRENCH, Herbert
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Book Description The quotation reads: "She rose with the green waters of the world, And the winds heaved with her their depth of troughs" Frederic Herbert Trench (12 November 1865 - 11 June 1923) was an Irish poet. Seller Inventory # 87170

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