Signed Arthur Conan Doyle poem, 'Ypres September 1915', to be auctioned

Posted on on 05 April 2013
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Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers is to auction a revised manuscript of Doyle's wartime poem, 'Ypres September 1915'.

Bonhams describes the lot as "signed ('Arthur Conan Doyle'), 85 lines in seventeen five-line stanzas, with twenty-five autograph verbal revisions preserving reconsidered readings, 4 pages, quarto (one a half-page), pinned in the upper left-hand corner, trace of paper clip, dated 10 October [1915]".

A value of £1,500 - £2,000 has been placed on the lot, which is to be sold on 10th April 2013.

To read the full press release, visit the Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers website here.

Images courtesy of Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News