Limited Edition signed by Thomas Madigan & A.L.S. of Samuel F.B. Morse
MADIGAN, Thomas A. (1890-1936). Pioneer Autograph Dealer during the early decades of the 20th century. Died at the age of 45. His book: “Word Shadows of the Great, The Lure of Autograph Collecting.” Frederick A. Stokes Co. 1930. Collectors’ Edition Limited to 300 signed and numbered Copies of which this is Number 295.
Each of these 300 copy’s contained a letter tipped in of a notable person. This copy contains a choice autograph letter signed by Samuel F.B. Morse, dated June 20, 1890 at New York. To an autograph collector Morse writes: “Sir, In compliance with your request of 17th this moment received I send you the enclosed. Saml. F.B. Morse.” The book is in good plus condition with light wear at the four corners as usual. The Morse A.L.S. is in excellent condition....................$1,2000