Series of seven typed letters signed (four with initials), to the author, feminist and peace-campaigner Ursula Roberts ('Susan Miles'), written from wartime Inklings Oxford in his capacity as reader for the Oxford University Press, about her novel in verse and prose Rabboni ("...I think in many ways it is very fine indeed. Here and there it seems to me that the prose is a little over-mannered... And I am not at all sure that the second part is not too long for the peculiarly effective but peculiarly monotonous verse form..."), 8 pages, on headed OUP paper, one letter annotated by Roberts, minor wear, splits at folds and marginal tears, 4to and 8vo, Oxford University Press, 5 February 1934 and 8 April 1940 to 28 October 1942
- Please note that a copy of 'Rabbonni' is not included in the lot.
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