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John Burroughs Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

JOHN BURROUGHS
Born: April 3, 1837 in Roxbury, New York
Died: March 29, 1921 in Kingsville, Ohio
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Burroughs (1837-1921) was a naturalist and 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).
  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH  - HFSID 224128
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs signs a piece of cardboard. Signature: "John Burroughs", 3½x6¾ piece of cardboard. 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.

    Sale Price $144.00

    $160.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED  - HFSID 312332
    JOHN BURROUGHS The naturalist and writer pens a letter regarding an article, asking if he can have a copy if possible Autograph letter signed: "John Burroughs", 5½x4¾ affixed to a card.

    Sale Price $360.00

    $400.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/02  - HFSID 157507
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter asking for a typed written copy of his paper "Library Values" to make correction. Autograph letter signed: "John Burroughs", 1p, 5x8. Mesh Park, New York, no year February 2.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/20/1904  - HFSID 250696
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of thanks for thanking him to stay and recuperate. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs", 1p, 6x9¼. No place, 1904 February 20, Saturday Morning. To Mr. Vanamu.

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/03/1886  - HFSID 849
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of thanks for the birthday wishes and the interest in his books. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs.", 1p, 5x8. West Park, New York, 1886 April 3. To Mrs. Henry G. Allen, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Begins: "My Dear Madam".

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/08/1889  - HFSID 87110
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of thanks for the sketch. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs," 1½p, 5x8, separate sheets. West Park, New York, 1889 June 8. To Mrs. Lypoldt.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/13/1900  - HFSID 226499
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of encouragement to a young nature watcher. Autograph letter signed: "John Burroughs", 1p, 4¾x8. Mesh Park, New York, 1900 August 13. In full: "My Dear Young friend I am glad to hear of any boys interested in birds & love of outdoor nature.

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/15/1892  - HFSID 157738
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of regret that he is not able to come at this time. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs", 2p, 5x8. West Park, New York, 1892 August 15.Begins: "Ah, my Dear Gilchrist".

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/28/1893  - HFSID 254651
    Author and naturalist John Burroughs wrote this letter from his home in West Park, New York in 1893. He replies to the recipient's letter, which "finds me just opening my grape campaign, which promises to be a trying one", and adds that he can't visit because "my domestic matters have all gone wrong".

    Sale Price $450.00

    $500.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/16/1895  - HFSID 217987
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of a quote to use. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs", 2p, 5x8. West Park, New York, 1895 October 16.Begins: "Dear Sir".

    Sale Price $405.00

    $450.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 4/5  - HFSID 27571
    JOHN BURROUGHS John Burroughs sends an autograph letter of apology that due to ill health he is no longer writing papers for the time being. Autograph Letter Signed: "John Burroughs", 1p, 5½x6. West Park, New York, no year April 5. Begins: "Dear Mr. Holt".

    Sale Price $637.50

    $750.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH POEM SIGNED 05/11/1906  - HFSID 217986
    JOHN BURROUGHS Handwritten first stanza of author John Burroughs' poem In Blooming Orchards, signed and dated in 1906 Autograph poem signed: "John Burroughs/May 11, 1906.". 1 page, 4½x6½.

    Sale Price $722.50

    $850.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 17735
    JOHN BURROUGHS 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.

    Sale Price $180.00

    $200.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED  - HFSID 320743
    JOHN BORROUGHS The writer signs with "good wishes" Autograph sentiment signed: "The good wishes of/John Borroughs", 5x3¼. John Burroughs (1837-1921) was a

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 05/08/1893  - HFSID 154649
    JOHN BURROUGHS The naturalist pens a sentiment on an album leaf. Autograph Sentiment signed: "Compliments of/John Burroughs/May 8, 1893", 4x3¼ album leaf. Born on his family's farm in

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - AUTOGRAPH SENTIMENT SIGNED 12/09/1908  - HFSID 112362
    JOHN BURROUGHS The nature writer extends season's greetings. Autograph Sentiment signed: "The Compliments of the/Season/John Burroughs/Dec 9. 1908." 4¼x2¾ card. Born on his

    Sale Price $162.00

    $180.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - BOOK PAGE SIGNED CO-SIGNED BY: HARRY JAMES JAMES UNDERHILL LUPT - HFSID 321196
    JOHN BURROUGHS The author and naturalist signs the title page of a book called Memories, which has also been signed by editor and poet Harry James Stutzlen. Book Page signed: "John Burroughs", "Harry James Stutzlen/of 'Kismet', 4¼x6½. Half-title page of a book called Memories.

    Sale Price $198.00

    $220.00

  • JOHN BURROUGHS - COLLECTION  - HFSID 270860
    Naturalist John Burroughs wrote this letter in pencil from New York City, saying that he was sic with the flu and malaria and asking the recipient for a $250 fee for one of his pieces because "I have earned no money this winter".

    Sale Price $595.00

    $700.00

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