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Edward Lucie-Smith Collection (VMF103), 1958-1968Add to your cart. | MSS Manuscripts

Title: Edward Lucie-Smith Collection (VMF103), 1958-1968Add to your cart.
ID: MSS/VMF/103
Extent: 10.0 Items
Predominant Dates: 1958-1968
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Item 1: Lucie-Smith to Philip Hobsbaum with six typescript poems: The Exile, Poet and the Landlady, The Barbarian Invasions, At the Ruined Castle, The Lime Tree, and Address: To a Personal God, 1958: April 21
Item 2: A Book for Miles [collection of poems]. Bears note on first page in author's hand: "This book is limited to one c[opyright] edition of 1 copy and is signed and numbered by the author (as you can see)." Notebook is divided into four sections as follows: I Jazz for the N.U.F., II Other Lyrics, III Satires, IV An Extra Poem. Poems include: Le temps a laissé son manteau; Dehors, Dehors, il vous fault deslogier; La mort, Reine du monde; Les adieux du lépreux; Chanson à danser; Retour de mélencolie; In the cart; King Mark; Drifting; Anecdote from Picasso; After Gongora; Duet; Proteus; Storm-girl; Pythia; One is; The bear; Poem for an anthology of commonwealth verse; In school; knife-juggler; The hangover; ritten in my own book, given to Andrei Voznesensky, June 10, 1965; Psalm for Dr. Doppelganger; The lickspittle stanzas; Gallery-going. This slim collection of lyrics and satires has not been published as a group, although a few appeared in Towards Silence, Lucie–Smith's 1968 collection of poems, 1965: February - June
Item 3: Introduction to Bertram Rota catalogue 155 by Lucie-Smith concerning the joys of book collecting and describing some of the items for sale.  Manuscript revision, one in hand of George Watson, one in hand of Anthony Rota, rest in Lucie-Smith's hand, 1968
Item 4: Introduction to Bertram Rota catalogue 143, Summer 1966, by Lucie-Smith concerning his experiences in book collecting. Manuscript revisions in red ink by Lucie-Smith and in pencil by Anthony Rota, 1966


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