Place Published: various
Date Published: 1900 to 1930
Binding: No binding
George Ade was an American writer, syndicated newspaper columnist, and playwright. Ade is considered a humorist, satirist, and a moralist with keen observational skills, as well as and "one of the greatest writers of his time."
This collection contains 10 items dating from 1900 to 1930, specifically 4 cabinet card photos, 1 Typed Letter Signed (TLS), 1 Holograph letter signed, 1 sheet music and 3 clipped signatures on paper.
• TLS to Mrs. C.F. Wertz, 12 January 1930, 7-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches, letterhead The King Cole Miami Beach Florida, re his inability to comply with her request, suggests that her boy read Emerson’s essay on “Compensation”, the most useful lesson for a young man is to learn that he will not get something for nothing.
• 4 b&w cabinet photos, circa 1903, two of them signed by Ade: Burr McIntosh Studio, New York; the Root Studios, Chicago; Funk & Wagnalls Company; Brown Brothers, New York.
• The Sho Gun (New York etc.: M. Whitmark & Sons, 1914), 11 x 13-1/2 inches, sheet music from the comic opera in two acts, lyrics by Ade, music by Gustav Luders, “She’s Just a Little Different from the Others That I Know”.
• Holograph 5-7/8 x 7-3/4 inches letter signed to Mr. Plumb dated Chicago Oct. 21, 1900
• End of 5 x 3 inches letter, “Again thanking you, I am, Sincerely yours, George Ade”.
• Cut paper 4-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches signed, Chicago,17 October 1902.
• Cut paper 4-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches signed.
Collection on consignment with LDRB
Good. Item #8874