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Signature: "Irving Bacheller", 5x3, card. American journalist and novelist Addison Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) is credited with creating the first modern newspaper syndicate in the U.S. He began his business, The Bacheller Syndicate, in 1884, supplying specialized articles to Sunday newspapers. In addition to introducing American audiences to such British authors as Joseph Conrad, Arthur Conan Doyle and Rudyard Kipling, Bacheller also serialized The Red Badge of Courage by American author Stephen Crane. His own works include The Master of Silence (1892), Still House of O'Darrow (1894), Eben Holden (1900), Light in the Clearing (1917), A Man for the Ages (1920) and The Winds of God: A Tale of the North Country (1941). Most of his novels were set in early upstate New York. The three bolded titles were bestsellers for Bacheller, who also served as a WWI correspondent in France. Toned. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise fine condition.

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Born: September 26, 1859 in Pierpont, New York
Died: February 24, 1950 in White Plains, New York

Film Credits
1936 Old Shep (Writer), 1933 Whisperin' Bill (Writer), 1921 The Light in the Clearing (Writer), 1921 Keeping Up with Lizzie (Writer)

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