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  • JOHN S.C. ABBOTT - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 07/14/1873  - HFSID 23101
    JOHN S.C. ABBOTT He handwrites and signs a familiar quotation whose original author is unknown. Autograph Quotation signed: "John S.C. Abbott", 3x1¾ card. Fair Haven, Conn., 1873 July 14.In full: "'Count that day lost whose low descending sun views at thy hand, no worthy action done''".

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • WILLIAM T. OLIVER OPTIC ADAMS - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 18408
    WILLIAM T. "OLIVER OPTIC" ADAMS Oliver Optic advised someone to "Aim High" with this card, signed with his pen name "Oliver Optic" and his real name Autograph quotation signed: "'Aim high."/William T Adams/"Oliver Optic.". 3x1¾. William T.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • WILLIAM T. OLIVER OPTIC ADAMS - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 06/17/1876  - HFSID 89919
    WILLIAM T. "OLIVER OPTIC" ADAMS Adams signed and dated this card in Boston in 1876 with his pseudonym "Oliver Optic" and the quote "Aim High" Autograph Quotation Signed: "'Aim High'/Yours truly/William T. Adams/'Oliver Optic'/Boston June 17, 1876", 4x2½ card. William T.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • GEORGE ADE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 04/28/1904  - HFSID 174592
    GEORGE ADE. AQS: "George Ade", 5x2½ lined sheet. In full: "A government is the noblest work of the campaign committee." Beneath his signature, Ade has written: "Chicago - April 28 - 1904.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • GEORGE ADE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 05/25/1910  - HFSID 175027
    GEORGE ADE. AQS: "George Ade/May 25 - 1910", 5x2½ lined sheet. In full: "In uplifting, get underneath." In 1910, Ade published I Remember Him When: A Hoosier Fable Dealing With the Happy Days of Away Back Yonder.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 181568
    EDWARD ALBEEHe writes an autograph quotation from his 1962, masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on an index card in black ink. Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee", 5x3 index card. No place, dated by Albee: "1989".

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1989  - HFSID 255424
    EDWARD ALBEEHe writes and signs a quotation from his play The Zoo Story, dated 1989 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ (1989)", 6x4 card. In full: "'Sometimes you have to go a very long distance out of your way to come back correctly.'/ Jenny: 'The Zoo Story' (1958)'".

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1992  - HFSID 226495
    EDWARD ALBEEHe wrote and signed a quotation from his play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, dated 1992 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ 1992", 1p, 7¼x10¼. In full: "You take the trouble to construct a civilization....

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1992  - HFSID 226496
    EDWARD ALBEEHe signed this quotation from his play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, dated 1992 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ 1992", 1p, 7¼x10¼. In Full: "'The least dishonorable defeat is the only honorable goal.'*".

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED CIRCA 1990  - HFSID 176688
    EDWARD ALBEEHe writes and signs a line from his 1962 masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in blue ink, dated 1990 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ 1990", 5x3 index card. In full: "'But thats (sic) blood under the bridge.'/V.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • EDWARD ALBEE - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED 1991  - HFSID 169006
    EDWARD ALBEEHe signs a typed quotation from his March 26, 1989 interview in the The Los Angeles Times, dated 1991 Typed Quotation signed: "Edward Albee/ 1991", 1p, 8½x11. Headed: "* EDWARD ALBEE */Playwright/Interview/San Diego, California/The Los Angeles Times/March 26, 1989".

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WINIFRED ARNOLD - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1923 CO-SIGNED BY: BETH KENLEY - HFSID 88051
    WINIFRED ARNOLD, CO-SIGNED BY: BETH KENLEY This sheet of paper has two quotations handwritten, signed and dated by authors Winifred Arnold and Beth Kenley in 1923. Autograph quotations signed "Beth Kenley" and "Winifred Arnold". 5¼x8¼, with six binder holes on left edge.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • CHARLES ASHMAN - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED CIRCA 1972  - HFSID 18379
    CHARLES ASHMAN He signs an autograph quotation, "Authors should be obscene, and so heard," on a page also containing a newspaper photo and article about him. Autograph Quotation signed: "Authors should be/obscene/and so heard/Charles Ashman", 6½x9¼.

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS - INSCRIBED AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 01/14/1985  - HFSID 222678
    LOUIS AUCHINCLOSSHe pens a quotation from the opening of The Rector of Justin for a fan Inscribed Autograph Quotation Signed: "Louis Auchincloss", 1p,5½x8½ personal letterhead. No Location, 1985 January 14. To: Mr. Glormeyer. In Full: "Dear Mr.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MONICA BALDWIN - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 143752
    MONICA BALDWIN The former cloistered nun paraphrases the title of her memoir, I Leap Over the Wall. A rare signature. Autograph Quotation signed: "Monica Baldwin/(Who 'Leapt Over the Wall/in 1941), 5¼x2½.

    Sale Price $81.00

    $90.00

  • JOHN BARTH - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 16106
    Autograph quotation signed by author John Simmons Barth: "High school teachers are the most important people in the world - except maybe for junior high school teachers". With a small black ink doodle above his signature.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JOHN BARTH - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 169105
    JOHN BARTH Signed yyped quote from a 1989 Time interview with author John Simmons Barth about variety in American literature and in literature in general Typed quotation signed "John Barth". 1 page, 8½x10¾. Headed: "* JOHN BARTH */Author/Interview/Time Magazine/November 27, 1989".

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • JIM BISHOP - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 222684
    JIM BISHOP. AQS: "Jim Bishop" at lower margin of ALS: "Hopefully,/Don Glossinger", 1p, 8½x11. In full: "Don't worry about nuthin'/'cause nothin's going to be all right." Written in response to a request from Glossinger of Michigan City, Indiana, dated "1-8-85".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • EDWARD W. BOK - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 206133
    EDWARD BOK The Pulitzer Prize winner signs a personalized 5x3½ card, adding "Make you the world a bit more beautiful/or better because you have been in it.." Autograph Quotation signed: "Make you the world a bit more beautiful/or better because you have been in it../Edward W. Bok/August 1922", 5x3½ card.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • EDWARD W. BOK - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 321471
    EDWARD W. BOK The editor and author signs a quote on an envelope bearing the name of the magazine he worked for, "The Ladies' Home Journal" Autograph quotation signed: "An obstacle is simply a difficulty/To overcome/Edward Bok", in black ink, 5½x3½.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • EDWARD W. BOK - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1927  - HFSID 297854
    EDWARD W. BOK Signed quotation on his personal letterhead "Thoroughness must go with every successful effort" Autograph Quotation signed: "Thoroughness must go with every successful effort-/Edward W. Bok/1927", 6x4 card. With "Mr. Bok/Philadelphia" letterhead. Edward W.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • EDWARD W. BOK - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1928  - HFSID 32685
    EDWARD BOK The Pulitzer Prize winner signs a personalized 6x4 card, adding "What is called good luck is simply good work." Autograph Quotation signed: "Edward W. Bok/1928", 6x4 printed card. In full: "What is called good luck is simply good work.

    Sale Price $216.00

    $240.00

  • ERMA BOMBECK - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 305027
    ERMA BOMBECK Signed quotation about dieting, from her column "At Wit's End", penned on a First Day Cover Autograph Quotation signed: "'I have dieted so long, I/should be hanging from a/charm bracelet.' /'At Wit's End'/Erma Bombeck", 6½x3½.

    Sale Price $126.00

    $140.00

  • PHILIP BOOTH - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION ON SELF CARICATURE SIGNED 08/27/1979  - HFSID 16159
    PHILIP BOOTH The poet has drawn himself as a tiny face in the cosmos to illustrate his claim, "My place in the universe is small ... but I exist, not without joy". Autograph Quotation on Self-Caricature signed: "Philip Booth", 6x9.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • GAMALIEL BRADFORD - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 10/27/1926  - HFSID 101646
    GAMALIEL BRADFORD Small card signed "I botanize, I herbanize: I am a/Naturalist of Souls." by "psychographer" Gamaliel Bradford in 1926. Bradford named his first autobiography A Naturalist of Souls. Autograph quotation signed "'I botanize, I herbanize: I am a/Naturalist of Souls.'/Gamaliel Bradford/October 27, 1926".

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • CYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 08/16/1902  - HFSID 79510
    CYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY Author of Indian Fights and Fights signs a quote from his book For Love of Country in 1902. Extremely rare! Autograph Quotation Signed: "Love of Country!-- that was his/passion you understand!'/It is also one of mines!/Cyrus Townsend Brady/Aug 16th 1902" in brown ink on a 5x3 card 4¼x2½.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • ART BUCHWALD - TYPED QUOTATION SIGNED  - HFSID 190189
    ART BUCHWALDThe famous political satirist who managed to snag a substantial interview with Elvis Presley in Paris signed this card that features a typed quotation Typed Quotation signed: "Art Buchwald", 6x4 card.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • THORNTON W. BURGESS - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 11/15/1944  - HFSID 200591
    THORNTON W. BURGESS The American conservationist and children's story author signs this note from 1944 Autograph quotation signed: "Thornton W. Burgess" in black ink. 6x4½. November 15, 1944

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 03/22/1886  - HFSID 27852
    HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH A quote signed by the American author in black ink, dated 1986 while in Boston Autograph quotation signed: "H. Butterworth/Boston. Mass/March 22/'86", in black ink, 4¼x3½. In full: "Live in the good thou dost create And Life shall glorious be".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 03/30/1886  - HFSID 27812
    GEORGE WASHINGTON CABLE Cable signs his view of "Acadian maidens.." Autograph Quotation signed: "Yours truly/Geo. W. Cable/March 30 1886.", 4¼x3½ card, in brown ink. In full: "Acadian maidens are shy as herons. They always see you first.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

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