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Original Written Letter Signed, "Oliver Wendell Holmes"

Condition: Fine No Binding
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original written letter signed by Oliver Wendell HOlmes. 4 1/2 X 7 inches. 1 page. Dated Sept. 22, 1894. With engraving of Holmes, circa 1879. Holmes (1809-1894) was an American essayist and poet. He was also a physician, lecturer and a member of the Fireside Poets. In this brief letter, Holmes tanks a correspondent for sending him a book ("Pretty Little Quarto") and for quoting from his writing. This letter was written two weeks before Holmes' death on October 7, 1894. Letter has been folded but is clean. The engraving of Holmes measures 4 1/2 X 7 1/2 inches. Lower corner is slightly folded. A few foxing spots, however engraving is clean. Bookseller Inventory # 018320

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Title: Original Written Letter Signed, "Oliver ...

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition:Fine

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Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.

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