Howells, William Dean
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Howells, William Dean



Autographed note signed

Regular Price: CHF150.00

Special Price CHF119.00


Autographed note signed, one page, 5,25 x 5,25 inch (affixed on a slightly larger sheet), `The Atlantic Monthly` letterhead, Cambridge (Mass.), 16.10.1874, to an unknown gentleman, written and signed in blue ink "Yours very truly - W. D. Howells", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows William Dean Howells seated on a bench (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with mild stains and a few small creases at the corners - in fine condition. Comes from an autograph album from representative John Ganson (1818-1874); thence by descent to Charles F. Ganson; thence by descent to Mabel Ganson Dodge Luhan; thence by descent to John Ganson Evans; thence by descent to Spencer Evans; thence by descent to the last owner. "Oct. 16, 1874 Dear Sir: I have great pleasure in subscribing myself Yours very truly - W. D. Howells Mr. Ganson"

Additional Information

SKU 6012015
Profession American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed `The Dean of American Letters`
Year of birth 1837
year of death 1920
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 5,25 x 5,25 (altogether 8,25 x 11,75 x inch)
Condition fine
Type of Autograph letters
Special Price CHF119.00