January 16, 2010

The John S. Copley Library at Sotheby's

A preview sampling of the John S. Copley Library of original manuscripts, letters and paintings is on display through next Saturday at Sotheby’s, 1334 York Avenue, at 72nd Street, Manhattan; (212) 606-7000.

Included in the upcoming auction material are letters from Uncle Tom's Cabin author Harriet Beecher Stowe to an abolitionist colleague and a letter from a frustrated Lincoln to George McClellan dated May 25, 1862 (click picture).

Full article here.


Jim Schmidt said...

Paul - Congrats on the great review of your Orlando Poe book on Drew Waggenhoffer's blog! Picked up a fun - if not especially rare- older book over the holidays: "A Captured Santa Claus" by Thomas Nelson Page. Keep up the great work. Jim

Paul Taylor said...

Jim -

Thanks for the heads up and the kind words!