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MARGARET FULLER  ~~  THE MOST IMPORTANT WOMAN OF THE TRANSCENDENTIALIST MOVEMENT AND AUTHOR OF THE FIRST FEMINIST BOOK IN THE UNITED STATES — SENDS A LETTER OF INTRODUCTION

FULLER, SARAH MARGARET. (1810-1850) Journalist, women’s rights activist, considered the most important woman in the Transcendentalist movement; she was the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism; her book:  Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States.  Exceedingly-rare and highly desirable Autograph Letter Signed “S. M. Fuller”, on fine tissue stationery,   1  1/3 pages, octavo.

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THORNTON WILDER ENTHUSIASTICALLY RECOMMENDS REBECCA WEST FOR AN HONORARY DEGREE FROM YALE

WILDER, THORNTON.  (1897-1975).  American novelist and playwright; author of Our Town and The Bridge of San Luis Rev.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Thornton” on Gideon Putnam Hotel stationery. Howden, Conn. November 21, 1956. To “Dear Timmy” [Thomas R. Coward].

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RENOIR REFERENCES RECEIVING A LETTER FROM THE NIECE OF BERTHE MORISOT AND EUGENE MANET, PAULE GOBILLARD, WHO WAS A TALENTED YET RELATIVELY UNKNOWN WOMAN ARTIST AT THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY

RENOIR, PIERRE-AUGUSTE. (1841-1919). French painter who was a leading figure in the Impressionist movement.  Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “Renoir”.  Full page, octavo.  Cagnes, May 2, [1910].  To ‘Dear friend’. 

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A HIGHLY IMPORTANT HENRY MILLER LETTER ~~  STAGGERLINGLY FULL OF MAJOR BIBLIO AND BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS WITH BITING AND REVEALING COMMENTARY FROM HIS TRAVELS IN FRANCE IN 1928,  WITH HIS WIFE, JUNE.

THIS PERIOD WAS THE BASIS FOR HIS NOVEL:  TROPIC OF CANCER

MILLER, HENRY.  (1891-1980).  American novelist; author whose Bohemian lifestyle and autobiographical novels broke existing literary forms. Remarkable and highly important Autograph Letter Signed, “H.V.M.”, on imprinted Hotel-Restaurant de Grenoble et de Savoie stationery.  Eight full pages, quarto.  Aix-en-Provence, October 6, 192[8].

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AGATHA CHRISTIE ADAPTS HER NOVEL ORGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1939 BY ‘THE CRIME CLUB’ AS: TEN LITTLE NIGGERS, AND SUBSEQUENTLY RENAMED: AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, FOR THE STAGE  ~~  BUT CURIOUSLY THIS BOOK ALSO APPEARED TITLED AS: ‘TEN LITTLE INDIANS’ IN AMERICA

CHRISTIE, DAME AGATHA.  (1890-1976).  English writer of mystery novels. Important Autograph Letter Signed, “Agatha Christie,” on her imprinted Greenway House stationery. Four full pages, octavo. “Churston Ferrers, South Devon,” February 21, no year.

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VIRGINIA WOOLF POLITELY DECLINES WRITING THE ENTRY FOR WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA, SAYING THAT SHE KNOWS “SO LITTLE” ABOUT HIM!

WOOLF, VIRGINIA.  (1882-1941).  British novelist, essayist and critic.  Scarce Typed Letter Signed, “Virginia Woolf”, on her light blue, imprinted 52 Tavistock Square, W.C.1. Telephone: Museum 2621 stationery.  Full page, small quarto.  Very fine condition.  Bloomsbury, February 5, 1928.   To: ‘Dear Mr. Lynd’. 

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ABOLITIONIST AUTHOR, HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, APOLOGISES SAYING: “I WAS AWAY DOWN IN FLORIDA”

STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896) American author, abolitionist; best known for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Autograph Letter Signed “H.B. Stowe”, on her monogrammed blue “S” stationery. One page, octavo. Hartford, [Conneticut]. May 12, 1867.

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