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ELLIS P. BUTLER - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 11/28/1930 - HFSID 296194

The author of the 1905 short story Pigs Is Pigs signs a short note and draws a pig on a 4½x2½ card.

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ELLIS P. BUTLER
The author of the 1905 short story Pigs Is Pigs signs a short note and draws a pig on a 4½x2½ card.
Original Art Signed: "Yours very Truly/Ellis Parker Butler/("Pigs is Pigs")/Nov 28/1930" he draws a pig next to his signature, 4½x2½ card, affixed to a 5x2¾ card (2 surfaces). American author and humorist Ellis P. Butler (1869-1937) is probably best known for the 1905 short story Pigs Is Pigs. (Butler may have thought that he was a little too well known for it; according to his New York Times obituary, "he often complained that his name never appeared in print without the phrase 'author of Pigs Is Pigs'") (Like here, incidentally) He wrote 32 books and over 2,000 stories over 40 years, in spite of the fact that he was only a part-time writer. Yes! He worked for a living, first as a magazine publisher and then as a banker. Seven of his books, stories and scenarios were turned into movies; Pigs Is Pigs was adapted twice, in 1914 and 1954. He was also a founder member of the Dutch Treat Club and Author's League of America. Fine condition.

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