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  • MAJOR SAMUEL HAWKINS MARSHALL MARSH BYERS - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 3/1886  - HFSID 142779
    The famous poem of the Civil War soldier which he wrote while in Libby Prison is partially written on this card with a letter on the reverse, dated 1886. The poem, "Sherman's March to the Sea" was commended by General Sherman, who later gave Byers a place on his staff. Extremely rare!

    Sale Price $2,337.50

    $2,750.00

  • CAPTAIN JACK THE POET SCOUT CRAWFORD - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 03/07/1914  - HFSID 174450
    CAPTAIN JACK "THE POET SCOUT" CRAWFORDHe pens this poem dated in 1914, adding his signature Autograph Poem Signed: "J.W. Crawford/'(Capt Jack)'", 1p, 5x7½. Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1914 March 7. Headed: "Greeting:".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

  • CAPTAIN JACK THE POET SCOUT CRAWFORD - INSCRIBED AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 262724
    CAPTAIN JACK "THE POET SCOUT" CRAWFORDHe pens this poem in black ink to an admirer Autograph Poem inscribed and signed: "Yours Truly/J.W. Crawford/Capt Jack" in pencil, 1p, 5¼x8. Headed: "Acrostical/To Mary".

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JAMES M. DALZELL - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 276889
    JAMES M. DALZELL A Union veteran's poem rejects the idea of honoring Union and Confederate soldiers together. Autograph Poem signed twice: "James M. Dalzell/Private Dalzell" at end, 3p, 6½x8¾. Accompanied by Autograph Note signed: "James M. Dalzell/Private Dalzell", 1p, 6½x8¾. Washington, D.

    Sale Price $765.00

    $900.00

  • JAMES M. DALZELL - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 07/04/1920  - HFSID 44099
    THE CIVIL WAR PRIVATE AND POET GLORIFIES THE SACRIFICES OF UNION FORCES DURING THE CONFLICT   JAMES M. DALZELL. Autograph Poem signed: "J.M. Dalzell" at end and "Private Dalzell" in heading, 2p, 8x10¾, separate sheets. Headed: "The Blue and The Gray, 1867.

    Sale Price $1,530.00

    $1,800.00

  • JAMES DICKEY - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 183912
    JAMES DICKEY The first six stanzas of his blank verse poem "Armor", signed by him in the right margin Typescript signed: "James/Dickey", 1p, 8½x11. James Dickey (1923-1997) worked in advertising for Coca Cola and Frito-Lays' before publishing his first book of poetry in 1960.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JAMES DICKEY - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 286847
    JAMES DICKEY Copy of his free verse poem "The Cancer Match", signed with a rare version of his signature: a distinctive flourish Poem signed: "James Dickey", 1 page, 8½x11. This signature contains a distinctive flourish not seen on most of his autographs. James Dickey (1923-1997) worked in advertising for Coca Cola and Frito-Lay's before publishing his first book of poetry in 1960.

    Sale Price $252.00

    $280.00

  • ENOLA GAY CREW - POEM SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: ENOLA GAY CREW (THEODORE VAN KIRK), E - HFSID 320733
    ENOLA GAY CREW: PAUL W. TIBBETS, THOMAS W. FEREBEE and THEODORE VAN KIRK Poem entitled "The Flyer's Prayer", signed in blue ink by three members of the Enola Gay: Paul W. Tibbets, Thomas Ferebee and Theodore Van Kirk Poem signed: "Paul W.

    Sale Price $337.50

    $375.00

  • JOHN D. LONG - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 26363
    JOHN D. LONG. Typed Poem signed: "John D. Long", 1p, 8x7. Titled: "Charade for the Transcript". In full: "Of a discoverer's name, undimmed by age,/Read but a half and you my first rehearse;/A well known period next on history's page./Both are familiar forms in Whittier's verse.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • COLONEL JACK LOUSMA - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 24278
    JACK LOUSMA The NASA Astronaut signs a print copy of a favorite poem Poem signed: "Jack Lousma", 1 page, 8x10½. Printed text of a 12-line poem titled "Sermons We See," by Edgar A. Guest. Lousma has given the page a title of his own, "A Bit of Down to Earth Philosophy for the Daily Orbit." Jack Lousma (b.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM B. MAXWELL - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 5/1906  - HFSID 73073
    WILLIAM B. MAXWELL The novelist transcribes excerpt from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "Love" Autograph poem signed: "W.B. Maxwell" in black ink. 1 page, 7½x5. Excerpt from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem "Love". May 1906.

    Sale Price $288.00

    $320.00

  • HOWARD NEMEROV - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 09/03/1970  - HFSID 222732
    HOWARD NEMEROV. Autograph Poem signed: "Howard Nemerov", 1p, 8x11. In full: "To fleece the fleece from golden sheep,/Or prey, or get - is it not lewd/That we are eaten by our food/And slept by sleepers in our sleep?/- The Scales of the Eyes,/(Text)". Dated by Nemerov: "3 ix 70".

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • SEAN O'DOHERTY - POEM SIGNED CIRCA 1942  - HFSID 18573
    SEAN O'DOHERTY Extremely Rare! A triumphal patriotic poem, "Onward Old Glory," written in the darkest days of World War II Typed Poem signed: "Sean O'Doherty/Rights except for signature reserved", 1 page, 8½x11. His poem, "Onward Old Glory", written on May 7, 1942.

    Sale Price $616.25

    $725.00

  • MAJOR GENERAL FITZ JOHN PORTER - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 02/14/1886  - HFSID 28027
    FITZ JOHN PORTER. Autograph Poem signed: "Fitz John Porter", 2p, 4¼x3½ card. Morristown, N.J., 1886 February 14. In full: "'Give him a lift! Don't kneel in prayer/Nor moralize with its despair./The man is down and his great need/is ready help, not prayer and creed.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • KARL SHAPIRO - INSCRIBED POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 23062
    KARL SHAPIRO He inscribes and signs his scathing poem, "The Aunt." Poem inscribed and signed: "To Dave Buram/best wishes,/Karl Shapiro" in green ink, 8½x11. His 4-verse poem, The Aunt. American poet Karl Shapiro (1913-2000) published his first collection, Poems in 1935, his last, The Wild Card, in 1998.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • KARL SHAPIRO - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 203273
    KARL SHAPIRO Printed copy of The Drug Store signed by Shapiro Poem signed "Karl Shapiro" in thick black marker. 5¼x3½. Shapiro published the five-stanza poem Drug Store in 1942, while in the United States Army Medical Corps. This copy of the poem has been clipped from a book of poetry.

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • KARL SHAPIRO - POEM SIGNED 06/21/1977  - HFSID 206146
    KARL SHAPIRO Signed copy of Shapiro's poem Love for a Hand Typed poem signed: "Karl Shapiro/June 21, 1977", 1p, 8½x11. This poem was published in Shapiro's 1953 collection of poetry Poems 1940-1953. Shapiro (1913-2000) was an American poet who published his first collection, Poems in 1935 and his last, The Wild Card, in 1998.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • KARL SHAPIRO - POEM SIGNED 09/01/1967  - HFSID 18670
    KARL SHAPIRO Five lines of poetry written and signed by "the bourgeois poet." Typed Poem signed: "Karl Shapiro/Sept. 1, 1967" in blue ink. 1p, 8½x7¾. Five lines from his poem "Adam and Eve." American poet Karl Shapiro (1913-2000) published his first collection, Poems in 1935, his last, The Wild Card, in 1998.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • ADMIRAL WILLIAM S. SIMS - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 10/06/1929  - HFSID 254709
    WILLIAM S. SIMS Admiral William S. Sims (Pulitzer Prizes winner 1921 in History) sends an autograph poem - as advice Autograph Poem Signed: "Wm S. Sims", 5x3½ card imprinted 73 Catherine Street, Newport, Rhode Island, 1929 October 6.

    Sale Price $324.00

    $360.00

  • WILLIAM STAFFORD - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 224116
    WILLIAM STAFFORD The American poet and winner of the National Book Award signs his poem "Holcomb, Kansas" Poem signed: "William Stafford", 1p, 8½x11. Titled: "Holcomb, Kansas". William Edgar Stafford (1914-1993) was an

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM STAFFORD - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 183958
    WILLIAM STAFFORD Winner of the National Book Award signs his poem "At The Bomb Testing Site" Poem signed: "William Stafford", 1p, 8½x11. Titled: "At The Bomb Testing Site". William Edgar Stafford (1914-1993) was an American

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM STAFFORD - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 183798
    WILLIAM STAFFORD Winner of the National Book Award signs his poem "The Stick in the Forest" Poem signed: "William Stafford", 1p, 8½x11. Titled: "The Stick in the Forest". William Edgar Stafford (1914-1993) was an American

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • WILLIAM STAFFORD - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 183909
    WILLIAM STAFFORD Winner of the National Book Award signs his poem "My Father: October 1942" Poem signed: "William Stafford", 1p, 8½x11. Titled: "My Father: October 1942". William Edgar Stafford (1914-1993) was an American

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • GEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK - POEM SIGNED  - HFSID 83112
    GEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK The Nazi apologist signs a love poem. Poem signed: "George Sylvester Viereck", 1p, 8x10½. He has signed a typed copy of his poem, "Wanderers" (1917). George Sylvester Viereck (1884-1962), a

    Sale Price $108.00

    $120.00

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