May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 213

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
NORRIS, FRANK. Autograph Manuscript, a fragment from his novel, McTeague, a Story of San Francisco, 55 lines from chapter 21, with extensive corrections and additions (some deviating from published text) and pagination notes at upper right: "299" in red and "309" in pencil. 1 page, folio, ruled paper; small hole in upper margin, minor soiling on verso, horizontal fold. Np, circa 1898

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". . . McTeague lowered the rifle hastily, with an exclamation of dismay.
"'You fool,' he said to himself, 'You fool. You've done it now. They could hear that miles away. You've done it now.' . . ."