American Literary Autographs: From Washington Irving to Henry James

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Dover, 1977 - Antiques & Collectibles - 10 pages
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Exact reproductions of valuable original manuscripts and fragments from the Pierpont Morgan Library collection—passages from Cooper’s Deerslayer, Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, writings of Whitman, Poe, Howells, O. Henry, many more. Introduction. Transcriptions and commentary. 98 plates.

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Charles Ryskamp is Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton University and former director of The Pierpont Morgan Library and of the Frick Collection. Scott D. Westrem is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the City University of New York--Lehman college and the Graduate School. He is editor of "Discovering New Worlds: Essays on Medieval Exploration and Imagination.

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