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    Sale 2530 | Lot 151
    Price Realized: $1,105With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2530 Lot 151

      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]

      Estimate $600 - 900

      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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,105