EWART, GAVIN (1916-1995)
COLLECTION OF AUTOGRAPH DRAFTS, FAIR COPIES AND TYPESCRIPTS FOR EIGHT POEMS: 'Wilfred Owen', 'Cat Thoughts for L.K.', 'A Place in the Hierarchy', 'Nitromors', 'Time and the Anecdotes', 'The Light and the Dark', 'Visiting Ch. Ch.', and 'A Yorkshire Cricketer', with autograph revisions and deletions preserving reconsidered text, also with a list of titles for a reading in Oxford to the Literary Society on 24 January 1991, 15 pages, folio [1990-1991 where dated]
You can't say Auden kept Chester as a pet -
If so, a pet that often strayed.
Nor did your Chester, the cat Chester,
take on with the name any of the characteristics,
except (I suppose) that he was beautiful...
Also see lot 331.