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Typed Note Signed.

ORTON, Vrest (1897-1986).

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From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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The Vermont Country Store, an old-fashioned general store with a large mail-order catalogue operation, was founded in 1946 by this Vermonter and his wife in homage to his family's beloved old country store; before this he was a literary fellow -- New York editor and author, founder of a magazine for book collectors (The Colophon) and of Stephen Daye Press; his books include "Dreiserana," "Vermont Afternoons with Robert Frost," "And So Goes Vermont" and others. TNS, 1p, 8½" X 11", Weston, VT, 1957 November 15. Near fine. Addressed to Arnold Gates (1914-93, noted Lincoln and Civil War scholar). On pictorial "Vermont Country Store" letterhead ("Village of Weston Republic of Vermont"), Orton -- apparently a Civil War buff -- thanks this officer of the New York Civil War Round Table "for sending me. all the information about the Civil War Round Table." Bold small signature in black ink. A fun piece from this early mail order magnate. Bookseller Inventory # 37838

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Title: Typed Note Signed.

Binding: Soft cover

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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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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts accepts VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards. Checks are welcome. Institutions will be accommodated as their procedures require. Shipping is additional and will be quoted at the time an order is placed. Illinois residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax. Every effort has been made to describe each book and any defects accurately. If an item proves unsatisfactory for any reason, it may be returned pursuant to ABEBooks' policy. We would appreciate a courtesy cal...

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