American Literary Autographs, from Washington Irving to Henry James

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 1977 - Antiques & Collectibles - 10 pages
Exact reproductions of valuable original manuscripts and fragments from the Pierpont Morgan Library collection—passages from Cooper’s Deerslayer, Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, writings of Whitman, Poe, Howells, O. Henry, many more. Introduction. Transcriptions and commentary. 98 plates.
 

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Contents

letter to John
2
Life of George Washing
5
Sonnet c 1860
8
Satanstoe 1844
11
Marco Bozzaris 1857
12
letter to John Pier
15
letter to William Green
19
letter to Henry Adams 1874
24
letter to Paul Hamilton Hayne 1867
62
letter to Mrs Quinton 1884
63
The sun kept stooping c
64
letter to Martha Dickinson C 1883
65
Hans Brinker
66
Jack and Jill 1879
67
How Johnny bought a Sewing Machine 1866
68
letter to Oliver Wendell
69

Recent Phases of Literary Criticism c 1899
31
letter to James Maurice Thomp son 1875
33
Excelsior
34
Old Ironsides
41
letter to William Wetmore Story 1850
42
Recollections of a Busy Life
43
letter to James Russell Lowell 1889
44
Journal 1845 entry
45
Walden
46
letter to Richard F Fuller 1843
47
letter to George William Curtis 1857
48
The Washers of the Shroud
49
The Trustees Lament
50
Army Hymn and letter to Mrs Gordon Lester Ford 1873
51
Leaves of Grass 1867
52
November Boughs 186366
53
O Captain my Captain 1890
54
letter to Harper Bros 1853
55
Sheridans Ride
56
Of the Chiefand To Him 1884
57
tribute to James Russell Lowell 1889
58
The Potiphar Papers
59
letter to Whitelaw Reid 1873
61
Holmes 1884
69
Puddnhead Wilson 1893
70
Life on the Mississippi
71
The Man that
72
scenario for The Ambassadors 1900
84
boyhood diary 1859 entry
85
letter to William Carey 1884
86
Success
87
The Failure of David Berry
88
Dot Leedle Poy of Mine 1875
89
Notes of a Trip to Izumo 1897
90
Caseys Table dhote 1888
91
letter to Dave 1885
92
Barbara Freitchie 1899
93
letter to John Kendrick Bangs 1898
94
letter to James Barstow 1899
95
inscrip tions in a copy of Blix c 1900
96
The Red Badge of Courage 189394
97
letter to Mrs A S Lanahan 1898
98
COMPLETE CHECKLIST OF AMERICAN LITERARY AUTOGRAPHS IN THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY page 199
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF AUTHORS page 209
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