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  • ELIZABETH AKERS ALLEN The final lines of her well-loved poem "Rock Me to Sleep", signed as Elizabeth Akers Autograph Poem signed: "Clasped to your heart in a loving embrace,/With your light lashes just swiping my face,/Never hereafter to wake or to weep.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • PARK BENJAMIN SR. Handwritten copy of his well-known poem "The Departed", signed in black ink. Extremely rare! Autograph poem signed: "Park Benjamin/ Norwich, March 25, 1848" in black ink. 1 page, front and verso, 7½x9¼. March 25, 1848. Norwich, New York.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • MORRIS FISHBEIN Doctor and JAMA editor Morris Fishbein wrote a short four-line poem on this guestbook page Autograph poem signed "Morris Fishbein.". With two other unknown signatures on verso. 1 page, 7¾x2½. Dated: "Nov. 9".

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

  • THEODOR KIRCHHOFF The German born author signs a short poem, written in purple ink. Extremely rare! Poem signed: "Theodor Kirchhoff", in purple ink, 8x6¼. Roughly translated: "Like the waves steady running, is my life, much behold: Soon by joy over swept, soon by storm wind fevered".

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN His autograph poem, a toast celebrating death (1865) Autograph Poem signed: "Geo. Francis Train", 1 page, 5x7½. Arlland (?), 1865 March 6. His poem titled "Eternity". In full: "So fill up your glasses steady/This world is a world of lies.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN He subtly misquotes John Greenleaf Whittier, perhaps to make the verse apply to himself. Autograph Poem signed: "Ah well! The world is discreet./There are many who pause, and wait./But here is a man who plants his feet/ Sometimes in advance of fate!/George/Francis/Train/73/Years/Young/New/Dictionary/And Biog.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • GEORGE FRANCIS TRAIN The eccentric nineteenth-century American businessman writes a short poem to an autograph seeker, signs name twice in black ink Autograph poem signed twice: "Geo. Francis Train" and "Geo. Francis Train" in black ink. 1 page, 5x8. Madison Square, New York City. September 18 P.E. 48 (1887 A.D.). P.E.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • LOUIS UNTERMEYER Louis Untermeyer pens and signs four lines of his poem Prayer. Autograph Poem signed: "Louis Untermeyer", 1p 5x7 on personal note paper. Prayer. In full: "From compromise and things half-done/Keep me, with stern and stubborn pride;/And when, at last, The fight is won,/God, keep me still unsatisfied.

    Sale Price $378.00

    $420.00

  • LOUIS UNTERMEYER Louis Untermeyer signs his poem Scarcely Spring. Printed Poem signed: "Louis Untermeyer", 1p 5½x8¼. Scarcely Spring. In full: "Nothing is real. The world has lost its/edges;/The sky, uncovered, is the one thing clear./The earth is little more than atmosphere/Where yesterday were rocks and naked ridges./Nothing is fixed.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • LOUIS UNTERMEYER Louis Untermeyer signs his poem The Garland for Debs. Printed Poem signed: "Louis Untermeyer", 1p 8½x11. The Garland for Debs. In full: "Here, in our easy chairs, we sit and choose/Words for a garland woven of our praise;/The fluent metaphor, the striking phrase,/Inserted gracefully, are what we use ....

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

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