Typescript poetry and prose.

Nash (Percy)

Typescript poetry and prose.

Description: typescripts, the majority carbon copy, some in different version, a good number with manuscript corrections by the author, a handful with his signature at foot, some with paperclips and other fastenings (these generally rusted), many a little frayed or creased to edges, ff. 125 [approx.], various sizes (mostly 4to), the sheets loose with remnants of a grey card folder, fair condition overall

Publication Details: n.d. [circa 1945- 1950]

Notes: Percy Nash was a major figure in British cinema of the silent era. He had earlier, as a reminiscence included in these papers describes, worked in the theatre under Henry Irving and Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Some of the work here refers to, indeed one section of poems is dedicated to, the Green Room Club. He is not otherwise known as a poet, and whilst the verse here has some interest – both on account of his eminence in that other cultural sphere, and for its having been written, from a civilian perspective, during the Second World War – it is hard to imagine it having been written for a pur...more

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Price: £300

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1950]

Stock Number: 70283

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