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Lot 183
GRAVES, ROBERT (1895-1985) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE TITLE POEM OF HIS SEVENTH VOLUME OF POETRY, 'WHIPPERGINNY', [1922]
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GRAVES, ROBERT (1895-1985)
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF THE TITLE POEM OF HIS SEVENTH VOLUME OF POETRY, 'WHIPPERGINNY', signed, marked up by the printer probably for its first appearance in print in London Mercury, June 1922, comprising six quatrains with some revisions, 2 pages, small quarto, spindle holes, folding quarter morocco case, [1922]

To cards we have recourse
When Time with cruelty runs
To courtly Bridge for stress of love
To Nap for noise of guns...

PROVENANCE: Anthony Hobson; Exhibited in the Bodleian Library Oxford Writers Exhibition.

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