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RARER THAN POE OR MELVILLE  —  AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SIGNATURE OF MARGARET FULLER

FULLER, SARAH MARGARET. (1810-1850)  Journalist, women’s rights activist; considered the most important woman in the Transcendentalist movement;  Her book ‘Woman in the Nineteenth Century‘ is considered the first major feminist work in the United States;  died at sea, off Fire Island, NY in a ship wreck.   Her exceedingly-rare Signature, “S. M. Fuller”, affixed to a letter written by her brother,  the Rev. Arthur Buckminster Fuller. 

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DICKENS WRITING FROM PARIS ATTEMPTS TO HELP A  ‘FALLEN WOMEN’ GET A JOB

DICKENS, CHARLES.  (1812-1870).  English novelist.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Charles Dickens”.  One full page, octavo.  “Paris, 49 Avenue des Champs-Élysées”, January 7, 1856.

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LONG LETTER FROM QUEEN MARY, CONSORT TO GEORGE V

MARY, PRINCESS. (1867-1953). Queen Consort of George V, Empress of Indian and Queen of Ireland.  Autograph Letter Signed, “Mary,” on White Lodge Richmond Park black-bordered mourning stationary. Four pages, octavo. No place. February 4, 1892.

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MARTIN VAN BUREN, AS SECRETARY OF STATE:   “SHE IS THE ONLY PERSON I HAVE EVER STAID [SIC] WITH IN WASHINGTON WHO HAS A CONSCIENTIOUS REGARD FOR YOUR HORSE”

MARTIN VAN BUREN.  (1782-1862)  Eighth President of the United States; Vice President under Andrew Jackson, Secretary of State, Senator, Governor.   Interesting and enlightening, Autograph Letter Signed “M. Van. Buren” as Secretary of State.  October 25th, 1929.  To Charles E. Dudley, his gubernatorial successor. 2 1/2 pages, quarto.

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HARRIET BEECHER STOWE PENS A VERSE IN MEMORY OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, BY QUOTING OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES’: “EULOGY IN VERSE”

STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896)  American author, abolitionist; best known for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.   Choice Autograph Quotation Signed, “Harriet Beecher Stowe”, One  page, small octavo.  [ 4” x 5”]   January 17, 1893.

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QUEEN ANNE  —  ATTRACTIVE DOCUMENT SIGNED AS QUEEN OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

ANNE.  (1665-1714).  Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-14); last British sovereign of the House of Stuart.  Document Signed with her bold, “Anne R”, as Queen, at top of page.  One page, large quarto.  Windsor, England, October 8, 1711. 

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FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE DELIGHTS IN THE ARRIVAL OF HER NEW PUPPY “MR. DARKIE”

NIGHTINGALE, FLORENCE. (1820-1910). British nurse, hospital reformer and humanitarian. Autograph Letter Signed, “Florence Nightingale,” on her imprinted 10, South Street, Park Lane, W. stationery. Two pages, octavo. “Lea Hurst, Cromford, Derby,” October 10, 1879. Very fine condition. To Mrs. Cropley.

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