JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED - HFSID 17735
Sale Price $180.00
John Burroughs signs a card in black ink with an autograph sentiment.
Autograph Sentiment signed: "very Sincerely/John Burroughs", 6x3 card. With envelope addressed in another hand to: "M.H. Trimble Esq./Dunedin/New Zealand/Dept. of Roads", postmarked West Park, New York, 1903 December 7.Born on his family's farm in Roxbury, New York on April 3, 1837, Burroughs, who died on a train returning from California (March 29, 1921), would be buried there on April 3, 1921, on what would have been his 84th birthday. American naturalistJohn Burroughs (1837-1921) was a prolific nature writer, penning over 243 essays on his association with birds, resulting in his nickname, "John o' Birds". A friend of Walt Whitman, Burroughs also wrote Notes on Walt Whitman as Poet and Person (1867), the first Whitman biography. In all, he penned 441 essays that were collected in 23 volumes. These works include Birds and Poets (1877), Literary Values (1902), Ways of Nature (1905) and Camping and Tramping with Roosevelt (1907). Soiled at edges. Tape remnants on verso (no show through).
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