Lot 646: Short story writer born William Sydney Porter (1862–1910) known for his use of the surprise ending. Bold ink signature, "O. Henry, u no who," on the reverse of an off-white 4.5 x 6.5 cardstock menu for the Westminster Hotel, June 16, 1905. Also signed by fellow writers Witter Bynner, Joseph C. Lincoln, Gilman Hall, and two others. In fine condition, with light soiling and creases to corners. An uncommon and desirable example of the author signing with his "O. Henry" pseudonym.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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