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    Edwin Booth (1833-1893, American Actor, Brother to John Wilkes Booth). Autograph Quote Signed. [N.p.], May 1880. On plain white paper, apparently removed from an autograph book. Approximately 4.75 x 7.5 inches. Mild toning, left margin slightly worn from where it was removed. Fine. Quote is from Hamlet, Act V, Scene II, "There's a divinity that shapes our ends Rough-hew them how we will." Booth was famous for playing Hamlet. With a contemporary cabinet photograph of Booth as Hamlet (approximately 6.5 x 4.25 inches, superb condition), possibly from his famous run of Hamlet in New York.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    22nd-29th Thursday-Thursday
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