Twenty Fine Steel Plate Engravings of Eminent Authors and Poets, with Facsimiles of Their Autographs.

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Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1880. Accordion book style (6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch) of twenty portraits with facsimile signatures. Inscribed inside the front "Presented to Ignatius Donnelly, Dec. 23, 1894 by his sister Eleanor C. Donnelly 'Philad'." Ignatius Donnelly (1831-1901) was a congressman from Minnesota and noted author of 'Atlantis', the myth of its existence, along with works on Catastrophism and Shakespearean authorship. Corners are bumped and slightly worn. The following portraits are included - Wm. Cullen Bryant; Robert Burns; Lord George Gordon Noel Byron; Charles Dickens; R. Waldo Emerson; Oliver Goldsmith; Fitz-Greene Halleck; Oliver W. Holmes; Thomas Hood; Hy. W. Longfellow; James Russell Lowell; Thomas Moore; Edgar Allan Poe; John Godfrey Saxe; Sir Walter Scott; William Shakespeare; Bayard Taylor; Alfred Tennyson; John G. Whittier; and Nathaniel P. Willis. Very good clean copy.

Title: Twenty Fine Steel Plate Engravings of Eminent Authors and Poets, with Facsimiles of Their Autographs.

Author Name: None

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: New York, New York, Ralph Trautmann, Publisher:

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 12735

Keywords: LITERATURE, AUTHORS PORTRAITS. DK-134,