Author and Suffrage Supporter George Bartlett Autograph Manuscripts (Several Signed), Includes “Mignonette” (Published by Emerson in Parnassus (1880)

Author and Suffrage Supporter George Bartlett Autograph Manuscripts (Several Signed), Includes “Mignonette” (Published by Emerson in Parnassus (1880)
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Price: $675.00

Description

Description: George Barnard Bartlett (1832-86) was a supporter of the suffrage movement and a poet. His poem “Mignonette” was published in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry, 1880.  He is also the author of The Concord Guide Book and A Dream of the Centuries and Other Entertainments for Parlor and Hall. This collection has 34 original manuscripts of poems, including odes written for various public events in Deerfield, Massachusetts, and 5 pages of typed poetry.
 
The poems are handwritten in black ink on white paper (mostly 8” x 5”). Item #A00711.
 
Condition: Several have straight pins holding pages together, generally very good condition.