Lot #3025
Julia Ward Howe Autograph Quote Signed from 'Battle Hymn of the Republic'

"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord"

Estimate: $1000+

Description

"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord"

AQS from ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic' on an off-white 3.5 x 2.5 card, in full: "'Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord,' Julia Ward Howe, January 1896.” Includes a Civil War-dated song booklet entitled ‘Army and Navy Melodies: A Collection of Hymns and Tunes. Religious and Patriotic. Original and Selected.’ by Rev. J. W. Dadmun and Rev. Arthur B. Fuller, published in 1862 by J. P. Magee of Boston, Massachusetts, which, on page 26, contains the first printed songbook appearance of ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic.’ The AQS is in very fine condition; the booklet is in good to very good condition, with worn and tattered paper wrappers, staining to the title page, and inch-long tears to the lower left of the first twenty or so pages.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Remarkable Rarities
  • Dates: #638 - Ended June 23, 2022





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