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Description: SAMUEL F. B. MORSE
(1791 - 1872) American inventor credited with the invention of the telegraph, as well as a signaling alphabet known as the Morse Code. Fine A.M.Q.S. 1p. 12mo., Dec. 30, 1846, a quote from the English poet William Cowper, in full: "Sunset and Sunrise Contemplate, when the Sun declines, Thy death with deep reflection; And when again he rising shines Thy day of resurrection. Cowper. Saml. F. B. Morse...". Light toning to bottom edge, mounting traces to verso, otherwise very good.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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