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    Nineteenth Century Autograph Album Signed by President Grant, Poets and Other Notables. 4.75" x 7.75", leather gilt cover. This superb collection features the signatures, some on cards, others clipped from letters, of some of the most prominent figures of the nineteenth century, including 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant; celebrated poets Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Oliver Wendell Holmes; literary great Louisa May Alcott; American writer, and icon Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemens; and significant individuals Charles Francis Adams, James Parton, Fletcher Harper, James Fields, and others. Also includes an autographed note signed by American actor Edwin Booth, older brother of the infamous presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth. Some signatures affixed to the page, while others are loose, or signed directly to the pages themselves. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Barnwater Cats Rescue Organization.

    Condition: Spine is separated near the front cover, some dings and scratches to the outer leather.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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