HARTE, Bret. 17177



Autograph Verse, being the first stanza of Dickens in Camp, commencing: “Above the pines the moon was slowly drifting …”, signed by Bret Harte and dated. 6 x 4 inches. Removed from an album. The verso of the piece has been used for an unrelated letter. In good condition. Crown Point, Mass., 7 July 1875. Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902), American author. Dickens in Camp is held by many of Bret Harte’s admirers to be his masterpiece of verse.