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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 5 April 1890.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Senior (1809-1894) Signed Poetry Transcription, 5 April 1890.
Single page. Fair copy of the final stanza of Holmes's poem, "The Chambered Nautilus," that begins: Build thee more stately mansions, O my Soul," matted, with engraved portrait, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Chambered, Chambered nautilus, Dudley–Winthrop family, More Stately Mansions, Nautilus, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., Stanza

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