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THOREAU

Auction:
2109
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$27,600$24,000

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Auction:
Sale #2109 - 2109
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 10, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

THOREAU, HENRY DAVID (1817-1862) Autograph Manuscript Poem, two pages, dated June, 1843, entitled THE JUST MADE PERFECT, 4to, excerpt: "A stated music rises on my ear, born on the breeze from some adjacent veil, a host of knights, my own true ancestors, tread the lofty strains and pass away. In long procession of this music's sound the just move onward in deep serried ranks with serene looks of hope and gleaming brows as if they were the temples of the day, gilt by an unseen sun's resplendent ray," forty-seven lines total, full copy on request.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Autograph, Henry David Thoreau