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Fiske, John (1842-1901) Archive of Correspondence Addressed to Fiske and his Wife from Contemporary Intellectuals, Colleagues and Artis

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Fiske, John (1842-1901) Archive of Correspondence Addressed to Fiske and his Wife from Contemporary Intellectuals, Colleagues and Artists. Including letters signed by Charles Major, Lilla Cabot Perry, five autograph letters signed by Thomas Sergeant Perry; an autograph letter signed and telegram from Sir Henry Irving on Professor Fiske's death; autograph letter signed by Jeremiah Curtin; certificate and autograph letter signed by Elizabeth Agassiz; autograph letters signed by Ernst Perabo, John Knowles Paine, Kaneko Kentaro; approximately twelve long handwritten letters signed by Thomas Gantt; [together with] a large-format cabinet card signed by actress Sara Jewett; and other material.
Estimate $600-800


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Henry Irving, John Knowles Paine, Jeremiah Curtin, Sara Jewett, Kaneko Kentaro, Ernst Perabo, Elizabeth Agassiz, Thomas Gantt, Charles Major, Autograph, Fiske, Genealogy, Lilla, Lilla Cabot Perry, Literature, Memorabilia, Signature, Thomas Sergeant Perry, Visual arts

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