1883 John Townsend Trowbridge Autograph Quotation Signed

1883 John Townsend Trowbridge Autograph Quotation Signed
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Description: On January 14, 1883, American poet John Townsend Trowbridge (1827-1916) penned and signed the first four lines of his poem, "Three Worlds" on this 4 5/8" x 4 7/8" piece of paper. The lines read: "In youth the world, a newly blown Prismatic bubble, Shows the enchanted soul her own Enchanting double". Trowbridge, a friend to Mark Twain and Walt Whitman, is probably best known for The South: A Tour of its Battlefields and Ruined Cities (1867). He also wrote an anti-slavery novel, The Old Battleground (1859). Item #A01172 Condition: Mounting remnants on verso, light soil, otherwise good condition.