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$78,000 for Bob Dylan's College Poetry

November 22, 2005 04:10:29 GMT

A collection of poems written by Bob Dylan as a student at the University of Minnesota in 1960 sold for $78,000 on Monday in a Rock & Pop Memorabilia


The more precious something the more expensive its cost. Though, for some people high price doesn't matter at all, it's the value of the thing that really matters. As of legendary rock poet Bob Dylan, he should be proud of himself that his college poetry has been valued high.

Monday in a Rock & Pop Memorabilia auction at Christie's, Dylan's collection of poems he wrote as a student at the University of Minnesota in 1960 sold for $78,000. The set, consists of 16 pages of poems hand-written in pencil, besides marks Dylan's first manuscript ever offered for auction, also becomes the highest auction price to date for the acclaimed songwriter.

The poetry, a title page of which was inscribed in blue ink "Poems Without Titles" with the majority of the poems signed Dylan or Dylanism, was acquired by an unidentified private European interest.

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