Lot 678: William Butler Yeats

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:00:42


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Lot 678: Desirable AQS on an off-white 4.5 x 7 sheet of personal letterhead, signed at the conclusion in bold ink, "W. B. Yeats, July 2, 1924." Yeats pens the famously enigmatic aphorism from the introductory poem to his 1914 work Responsibilities. In full: "'Only the wasteful virtues earn the sun.'" In fine condition, with light creases and toning, and a couple rust marks to the top edge. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $1500-2000
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