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Lot 250
JONES, DAVID (1895-1974, Anglo-Welsh poet) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF A POEM BEGINNING 'ON THE DUX PACIS'
£800 - 1,200
US$ 1,300 - 2,000

Lot Details
JONES, DAVID (1895-1974, Anglo-Welsh poet)
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF A POEM BEGINNING 'ON THE DUX PACIS', 31 lines, written diagonally across the page with the ends of lines marked in red, in the top right-hand corner Jones wrote 'Text XXX' and at the foot, signed with initials 'Notes on appended sheet', 1 page, folio, William Cookson's telephone number written on the verso, not dated

...Noswyl duw Gwener /
the day he was to suffer /
pridie the Ides of Mars /
about the time when bough begins to frond /
and stella'd aconite brights holt-edge /
Where men axe down the Dreaming lignum /
against to-morrows Immolation /
in the first month /
of the Romulean year Ab Urbe Condita...

Publication of this poem has not been traced.
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