Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 1,105
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
RIIS, JACOB A. Autograph Manuscript Signed, in the byline, a short story entitled "Children of the People," first published in the December 1903 issue of Century Magazine. The holograph title and byline in pencil, in upper margin of first page. Together 9 pages, 4to, ruled paper, written on separate sheets; lightly toned, corners of few leaves chipped with minor loss. Np, [1903]

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This short story was written in a similar style as his book, Children of the Tenements, published in the same year. In it, Riis describes life among the poor on the Lower East Side.