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Rare handwritten Keats work on sale

A FRAGMENT of the only handwritten poem by John Keats known to remain in private hands is going under the hammer.

Inspired by a walk on London’s Hampstead Heath, Keats began writing the work, I Stood Tiptoe Upon A Little Hill, in Margate in July 1816 and completed it in November that year. The draft on sale features 33 scribbled lines.

 

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