Keats poem fragment up for auction

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Re: Keats poem fragment up for auction

Postby Ennis » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:15 am

Raphael wrote:Thanks for writing to Keats House Ennis. Keeping my fingers crossed.....


Me, too!!
"But if you will fully love me, though there may be some fire, 'twill not be more than we can bear when moistened and bedewed with Pleasures." JK to FB 08.07.1819
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Re: Keats poem fragment up for auction

Postby Cath » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:14 am

Let us hope for the best.
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Re: Keats poem fragment up for auction

Postby Cath » Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:04 pm

It was sold last week for £181,250.

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You can see more pictures here:
http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20922/lot/254/

The Keats-Shelley House in Rome didn't buy it, they just posted the link on Twitter. I'm assuming it went to a private collector...
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