Lot 620: John Burroughs

RR Auction

2015-10-06 13:05:55

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Lot 620: Famed American naturalist (1837–1921) best known for his writings on nature and travel. ALS, eight pages on two sheets, S. S. Mongolia letterhead, May 7, 1909. Letter to John W. Childs concerning a trip to San Francisco and then renting a cottage in Pasadena for some much needed rest, in part: "We met several very interesting people with John Muir & F. F. Browne of The Dial of Chicago. We spent 3 glorious days in the valley under the guidance of Muir & left it reluctantly, wishing for at least two weeks there." In fine condition, with slight partial separations to expected mailing folds and show-through from writing to opposing sides. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Burroughs's hand. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 462 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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