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Cranch, Christopher Pearse (1813-1892), Original Manuscript of the Poem, "In a Library," February 4 & 6, 1879.

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3040B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Cranch, Christopher Pearse (1813-1892), Original Manuscript of the Poem, "In a Library," February 4 & 6, 1879. Single sheet of laid paper inscribed on one side with the two stanzas of Cranch's poem written in John Fiske's (1842-1901) library, signed and dated at the bottom, 9 x 7 1/4 in. [together with] an explanatory note in Fiske's hand, signed.
Cranch's poem was published in his book, Ariel and Caliban, in 1887.
Estimate $300-400


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Christopher Pearse, Christopher Pearse Cranch, Cranch, John Fiske, Pearse

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