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    Eleven CDVs of Authors -- Men and One Woman of Letters A great group of eleven (11) cartes de visite by various photographers, including: Elizabeth Barrett Browning; three portraits of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; a vignetted, young Mark Twain (light flyspecks, board trim); two cartes of Charles Dickens (slight trim to boards, rich tone and contrast); a dramatic carte depicting the author of The Man Without A Country, Edward Everett Hale, posed with a young lad pushing a plow; the American author Nathaniel Willis; the English novelist Wilkie Collins; and a Sarony carte of the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier. A fine collection.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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