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  • JOHN S. C. ABBOTT The clergyman and prolific biographer signed this slip two years before his death. Signature: "John S. C. Abbott/Fair Haven,/Connecticut/June 14th 1875", 4x3 slip, attached to a 7¾x5 card. read more...

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  • BARCLAY ACHESON His signature as editor of Readers Digest, in pencil on an album leaf bearing his newspaper photo Signature: "Barclay Acheson/Readers Digest" in pencil, 4½x album leaf. Newspaper photo affixed to left of signature. Typed caption: Barclay Acheson/Associate editor Readers Digest 1936. read more...

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  • JAMES TRUSLOW ADAMS. Signature: "James Truslow Adams/July 23, 1940", 5x3 card. A professional stockbroker, Adams (1878-1949) won the Pulitzer Prize in History (1922) for The Founding of New England, one of his many historical studies. His The Epic of America was widely translated. read more...

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  • JOEY ADAMS Index card signed by comedian Joey Adams. He was a long-time humor columnist for the New York Post and president of the American Guild of Variety Artists. Signature: "Joey Adams". Pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. 1 page, 5x3. The career of American comedian Adams (1911-1999), born Joseph Abramowitz, spanned six decades. read more...

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  • WILLIAM T. "OLIVER OPTIC" ADAMS William T. Adams signs this card with his real and pseudonym name, "Oliver Optic". Signature: "William T Adams/"Oliver Optic", 4¼x2¼. William T. "Oliver Optic" Adams (1822-1897) taught in Boston public schools (1845-1865). read more...

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  • WILLIAM T. ADAMS William T. Adams signs this card with his real and pseudonym name, "Oliver Optic". Signature: "William T. Adams/'Oliver Optic'/Boston, Jan 25, 1884.", 4x2¼ card. William T. "Oliver Optic" Adams (1822-1897) taught in Boston public schools (1845-1865). read more...

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  • OLIVER OPTIC (WILLIAM T. ADAMS) Card signed with both his legal name and his pen name, signed in Boston in 1878 3½x2¼, card. William T. "Oliver Optic" Adams (1822-1897) taught in Boston public schools (1845-1865). read more...

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  • WILLIAM T. "OLIVER OPTIC" ADAMS William T. Adams signs this card with his real and pseudonym name, "Oliver Optic" while in Boston on October 4, 1890. Signature: "William T Adams/"Oliver Optic/Boston, Oct 4, 1890", 3¾x2¾. William T. read more...

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  • GEORGE ADE. Signature: "George Ade", 4½x3½, affixed to 9x6 sheet. Signature on sheet imprinted "Hazelden Farm". Newspaper clipping affixed at lower margin of mounting sheet. In full: "Translation: Humorist-author George Ade made his early reputation with his writings in slang. Once, a Parisian admirer asked him if his books had been translated into French. read more...

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  • GEORGE ADE. Signature: "George Ade/May 9 - 1913." on verso of business card, 3x1¾. Front is imprinted: "Ervin D. Koontz/Belington, W. Va./Philippi Lodge/No. 57 I.O.O.F/Huntersville Lodge/No. 65, F. & A.M." In 1913, Ade published Knocking the Neighbors read more...

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  • GEORGE ADE Signature from the author on letterhead from French Lick Springs Hotel dated 1926 Signature: "George Ade/1926", in black ink, 5¼x6½. Written on letterhead from French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, Indiana. read more...

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  • CONRAD AIKEN Signature of Poetry Pulitzer Prize winner Conrad Aiken. Signature: "Conrad Aiken/1969", 5x3 index card. Conrad Aiken (1890-1973), who won the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for Selected Poems, also wrote short stories and novels. Typed note at upper blank margin. Fine condition. read more...

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  • JOHN CHEEVER and CONRAD AIKEN Pulitzer Prize winners Cheever and Aiken sign card Signatures: "John Cheever/1972" and "Conrad Aiken/1972", 4¾x3½ card. read more...

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  • W. HARRISON AINSWORTH W. Harrison Ainsworth signs a piece of paper. Signature: "W Harrison Ainsworth", 5¼x1½. At right is a "W" with a line drawn over it. The publisher of "Ainsworth's Magazine" read more...

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  • WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH The acclaimed author signs his name on the bottom of this fragment, possibly from a letter Clipped signature: "Catherine Buldock Fagan/Frm William Harrison Ainsworth" in black ink. 4x¾. read more...

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  • ZOE AKINS Signing with her married name on stationery of her Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Old Maid Signature: "Zoe Akins Rumbold", 8½x11. Written perpendicular to a printed letterhead touting her Pulitzer-Prize winning play, The Old Maid (1935). read more...

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  • EDWARD ALBEE He signs  on this 5x3 card in red ink Signature: "Edward Albee", 5x3 index card. Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward F. Albee (1928-2016) is best known for his 1962 masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? read more...

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  • EDWARD ALBEE He signs on this hot pink 5x3 card, dating it in 1982 Signature: "Edward Albee/ 1982", 5x3 hot pink index card. Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward F. read more...

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  • EDWARD ALBEE He signs his signature for a fan on this 5x3 card in blue ink, dated 1981 Inscribed Signature: "For Marcy Perman/ Edward Albee/ 1981", 5x3 index card. Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward F. read more...

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  • AMOS BRONSON ALCOTT. Signature: "A. Bronson Alcott", 4½x7½. Ink note (unknown hand) beneath signature: "Concord, Feb 22 1882". Three years before he signed this autograph, the Concord School read more...

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  • LOUISA MAY ALCOTT The author pens her signature on this 3x1½ sheet, framed to an overall zise of 21x17¼! Signature: "L.M. Alcott.", 3x1½. The early education of author Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was read more...

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  • THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH Aldrich signed and dated this card "T.B. Aldrich" in 1885, while he was editor at the Atlantic Monthly. He usually signed his full name, making this card especially rare. Signature: "T.B. Aldrich./April 10th, 1895", 3¼x1¾, mounted on cardstock. read more...

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  • THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH Signed the year he wrote An Old Town by the Sea about his home town, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Signature: "Thomas Bailey Aldrich/Dec. 1883", 6½x6. Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836-1907, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire) was an American writer, poet and editor. read more...

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  • THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH A signature from the author on the year his novel An Old Town by the Sea was published Signatures: "Thomas Bailey Aldrich/December 1893", in black ink, 4¾x3. Thomas Aldrich (1836-1907, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire) was an American writer, poet and editor. read more...

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  • THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH Aldrich signed and dated this card in 1873, the year he published his story collection Marjorie Dew and Other People Signature: "Thomas Bailey Aldrich./Elmwood/Cambridge, 1873.", 3½x2¼ card. read more...

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    $140.00

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