Howells, William Dean
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"
|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)|
|Type of Autograph||letters|