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Author: Thomas NilesAnna Bowman DoddOliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.Henry Wadsworth LongfellowGeorge MeredithAll authors
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Letters from authors to Thomas Niles at Roberts Brothers and to Little, Brown and Company, the successor firm. Includes: Letters from Anna Bowman Dodd, 1900-1903, concerning the contract for Falaise and a new book that she is writing, Caen; Samuel Adams Drake; Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1916, with corrections to the text of a book of legal writings; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1879, his appreciation for the loan of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
Record-keeping works
Specimens
Correspondence
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Niles; Anna Bowman Dodd; Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; George Meredith; Francis Parkman; Olive Schreiner; S C Cronwright-Schreiner; Edwin Arnold, Sir; Mary Mapes Dodge; Edmund H Garrett; Flora L Shaw; Lily F Wesselhoeft; Louisa May Alcott; Harriet Beecher Stowe; A Edward Newton; Christina Georgina Rossetti; Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.); Little, Brown and Company.
OCLC Number: 425832143
Notes: Holographs, signed; some printed matter.
Description: ca. 175 items in 1 box ; 26 cm.

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Letters from authors to Thomas Niles at Roberts Brothers and to Little, Brown and Company, the successor firm. Includes: Letters from Anna Bowman Dodd, 1900-1903, concerning the contract for Falaise and a new book that she is writing, Caen; Samuel Adams Drake; Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1916, with corrections to the text of a book of legal writings; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1879, his appreciation for the loan of [Philip Gilbert Hamerton's] Isles of Loch Awe; George Meredith, 1892-1896; Francis Parkman, 1892, concerning the contract for the illustrated Oregon Trail; Olive Schreiner (4 letters), 1896, concerning articles she has or wishes to submit for publication, with a note from S.C. Cronwright-Schreiner enclosing a printed dedication by Olive Schreiner to Sir George Grey; and brief letters from Edwin Arnold (fragment), Mary Mapes Dodge, Edmund H. Garrett, Flora L. Shaw, and Lily F. Wesselhoeft. With: A group of cancelled royalty checks signed by Louisa May Alcott, Mary Mapes Dodge, Edward Everett Hale, Helen Jackson, John Boyle O'Reilly, and Harriet Beecher Stowe, and signed receipts from Christina Rossetti and Evelyn Whittaker; autographed limitation pages by A. Edward Newton (including his Why autographed editions?), George Arliss, David Belasco, Donn Byrne, Barton Wood Currie, Mazo De la Roche, George S. Hellman, James Hilton, Emil Ludwig, A.S.W. Rosenbach, Odell Shepard, and Frances Winwar.

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