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[Autograph Letter, Signed, "G.W. Cable"] by  George W Cable - 1886 - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB (SKU: WRCLIT71226)

[Autograph Letter, Signed, "G.W. Cable"]

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[Autograph Letter, Signed, "G.W. Cable"]

by Cable, George W

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Mansion House, Greenfield, MA, 1886. One page, octavo. In ink on recto only of printed Mansion House stationary. Folded for mailing, five spots of adhesive residue on blank verso from having been tipped-into an album or other such mount, otherwise very good. To "Rev Dr T. T. Munger," likely Rev. Theodore Thornton Munger, of New Haven. After an apology for the delay in responding to Munger's letter of 18 October due to absence on "a short lecturing circuit," Cable notes that "Nothing lately has so disappointed me as my inability, owing to prior & imperative engagements, to accept your hospitality & the invitation of the A.M.A. [American Missionary Association] to assist in their exercises." He closes by extending his own offer of hospitality should Munger ever "be in reach of Northampton at anytime ...."


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[Autograph Letter, Signed, "G.W. Cable"]
Cable, George W
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About William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

Since 1975, William Reese Company has served a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of rare books and manuscripts and in collection development.

With a catalogued inventory of over thirty thousand items, and a general inventory of over sixty-five thousand items, we are among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel, and maintain a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 20th centuries.

We issue frequent, and substantial, catalogues in our fields of specialization.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
The page on the right side of a book, with the term Verso used to describe the page on the left side.
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,... [more]

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