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DID RALPH WALDO EMERSON BELIEVE IN THE ‘SCIENCE’ OF PHRENOLOGY? 

EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. (1803 -1882) Author, poet, and philosopher; leader of the Transcendentalist movement. Autograph Letter Signed “R.W. Emerson”.  Two pages, small octavo. Cincinnati, Ohio.   December 7, 1852.

$1650.00
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HERMAN MELVILLE’S VERY RARE SIGNATURE

MELVILLE, HERMAN.  (1819-91).  American novelist.  His Signature, “Yours very truly / H.  Melville”, as cut from a letter.  One page narrow oblong 16mo.   Slip of paper measures 1 x 4 1/4 inches.   Small mounting strip on verso, else very fine condition.

$4950.00
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“THE PATHS OF GLORY LEAD BUT TO THE GRAVE.   —    WORDSWORTH.”

WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM.  (1770-1850)  English Romantic poet.  Choice Autograph Quotation Signed, “W. Wordsworth.” One page, oblong octavo. “Rydal Mount” “Sept [em]ber 30th [18]36.”

$3000.00
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SUPERB LINO-TYPE ENGRAVING SIGNED BY WALT WHITMAN 

WHITMAN, WALT.   (1819-1892)   American poet, essayist, journalist and humanist.  Uncommon Printed Lino-type copy-image of a  5 ¾” x 3 ¼” photograph of Whitman, on a 8 ¼” x 5 ½” sheet, boldly Signed in dark ink: “Walt Whitman.”

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EUGENE O’NEILL, EXPRESSES HIS ADMIRATION FOR PAUL ROBESON  — BUT STILL POLITELY REFUSES TO WRITE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOGRAPHY OF ROBESON, WRITTEN BY MRS. ROBESON

O’NEILL, EUGENE.   Good Typed Letter Signed, “Eugene O’Neill”, on imprinted Le Plessis, Saint-Antoine Du Rocher stationery.  One page, quarto.  No place, February 19, 1930.

$2250.00
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