Fernando Pessoa's Antinous: A Poem up 1,820% on estimate

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2015-06-26 13:36:57

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Fernando Pessoa's Antinous: A Poem up 1,820% on estimate

Fernando Pessoa's Antinous: A Poem sold for $9,600 against a valuation of $500

A rare copy of Fernando Pessoa's Antinous: A Poem topped PBA Galleries' Beats, Counterculture & the Avant Garde sale in San Francisco on January 31.

The book features an inscription from the author and achieved $9,600, an increase of 1,820% on a $500 estimate.

Fernando Pessoa Antinous PBAAntinous is one of Pessoa's best known poems

Pessoa (1888-1935) is regarded as one of the greatest poets to write in the Portuguese language. Antinous, a long form poem published in 1918, is one of his best-known works.

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