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'Goremenghast continued' ( Titus Groan chapters 12-16)

Add MS 88931/1/3/1 : 1940

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  • Title:
    'Goremenghast continued' ( Titus Groan chapters 12-16)
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 88931/1/3/1
  • Creation Date: 1940
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 volume

    Access Conditions: Restrictions to access apply please consult British Library staff:
  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents:

    Autograph manuscript in ink and pencil, with authorial revisions and [editor's?] corrections in red pencil. This is the second volume of Peake's manuscript (cover is labelled '11' [II]). There are oddments of verse on f.103 and f.104. Dated 3 October 1940, Dartford.

    Drawings in ink and pencil:

    • f.1: title page with illustration of a tower in the clouds [Tower of Flints?];
    • f.99v: life drawing of a large woman;
    • f.100: landscape drawing with a pier or jetty over water;
    • f.103: doodles of sword and ?letter-opener;
    • f.104v: doodles of mechanical creature and head of soldier.

    Physical characteristics:

    Materials: hard-bound volume.

    Dimensions: 160mm x 100mm.

    Foliation: ff.iv+104.


  • Former Identifiers: UCL ref: MS ADD 234 Box I (i)
  • Copies: Digital images (made by the British Library in 2012) of this entire volume are available to consult in the Manuscripts Reading Room - please see staff for details

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