Item #8874 George Ade ephemera collection. George ADE.
George Ade ephemera collection
George Ade ephemera collection
George Ade ephemera collection
George Ade ephemera collection

George Ade ephemera collection

Place Published: various
Publisher: 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 small collection contains 6 items dating from 1900 to 1930, specifically 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.

• 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

$350.00 USD
$466.42 CAD

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