Feb 26, 2009 - Sale 2171

Sale 2171 - Lot 267

Price Realized: $ 2,160
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT POEM (LITERATURE AND POETRY.) DUNBAR, PAUL LAWRENCE. Original Autograph Manuscript Signed for "A Plantation Portrait." Large 4to page, with 41 lines of verse. Np, circa 1910

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rare original manuscript for one of Paul Lawrence Dunbar''s best-known poems. "Plantation Portrait" first appeared in "Lyrics of Life and Love" in 1903. There are several corrections in the manuscript and Dunbar has signed it with his initials "PLD."