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  • 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 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 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. 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.

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    $320.00

  • 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 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 $324.00

    $360.00

  • 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 $324.00

    $360.00

  • 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 $342.00

    $380.00

  • 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 $324.00

    $360.00

  • 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.

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    $360.00

  • 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 $288.00

    $320.00

  • 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.

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    $320.00

  • 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 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.

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    $360.00

  • 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

  • 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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    $360.00

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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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