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1 Brooks, Charles T. Timothy. Autograph Letter, Signed.

To "My dear Friend (unidentified)", dated Newport, Sept. 20, 1875. "Will you kindly cause to be sent to me this year's (Harvard) Triennial (Report)? He encloses an amount for postage (no longer present), promises to send more if necessary, and adds that he was of the class of 1832. One page, a little toned, mounting stains on the obverse. A Very Good letter. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Brooks, Charles T. Timothy. Autograph Letter, Signed.

To "My dear Mrs. (Anne) Botta", dated Newport, April 15, 1868, thanking her for the gift of a portrait, and sending (no longer present) a photograph of himself, though "I fear I am a poor subject for solar portraiture." Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta wrote for the journals and published poetry. She kept a literary salon in New York, a gathering place where writers could relax and compare notes, "...the first important salon in the history of American letters." (DAB). She entertained such writers as Poe, Bryant, Margaret Fuller, Emerson, Trollope, Thackeray, and Matthew Arnold. "She did not lionize her celebrated visitors or use them as rungs on the social ladder. Her receptions were known for their pleasant atmosphere, free from petty gossip and back-biting." (Edward T. James, ed., "Notable American Women", 1971). Four pages on one sheet folded. A Fine letter. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Brooks, Charles Timothy C.T.B. Roman Rhymes: Being Winter Work for a Summer Fair.

Cambridge: Press of John Wilson and Son, 1869. First edition. Original printed wrappers, in red and black, 46 pp. (BAL 1436). Brooks, popularizer of German literature in translation, had recently taken the "Grand Tour", spending lots of time in Italy. Andrews (1885) shows this as being 26 pp., a misprint. Some soiling and chipping to wrappers, a Very Good copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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