Poet Bayard Taylor - Autograph Ltr Signed & Cdv Signed For Sale
Bayard Taylor (1825-1878) Poet. Taylor’s romantic verse in Ximena … and Other Poems secured him a
long-standing assignment as correspondent for the New York Tribune. Perhaps the best of his poetry is in Poems of the Orient (1854) and in his
verse drama Prince Deukalion (1878).
His most ambitious work was his metrical translation into English (1870-71) of
Goethe's Faust, which earned him
appointment as United States minister to Germany in 1878. Two signed items: 5”
x 7 ¾” autograph letter signed, Friedrichroda, July 26, 1878, to “Mrs. Billings.” “…You see where I am. The
state of my health compels me to return here for a few days…I cannot accept you
invitation….” Also, a 2 ½” x 4” carte-de-vis photograph, signed and dated
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Poet Bayard Taylor - Autograph Ltr Signed & Cdv Signed: $150