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Lot 253
KAVANAGH, PATRICK J. (b. 1931, English poet) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'BREAKFAST IN ITALY', 1975; and 4 others
£600 - 800
US$ 940 - 1,300

Lot Details
KAVANAGH, PATRICK J. (b. 1931, English poet)
(i) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'BREAKFAST IN ITALY', 35 lines, beginning 'Your words have gaps around, they work, John...', 1 page, folio, signed at the end and inscribed for Alan [Hancox], 1975

(ii) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT AND TYPESCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'YEATS' TOWER', 32 lines, beginning 'The rain is the same...', 2 pages, folio, 1957

(iii) TWO AUTOGRAPH DRAFTS AND A TYPESCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'TEXTBOOK', signed, beginning 'First be clear in your mind what you want to say...', 3 pages, folio and quarto, not dated

(iv) EXTENSIVELY REVISED AND CORRECTED PROOF COPY OF HIS BOOKLET 'ABOUT TIME', 1970, 46 pages, octavo, Phoenix Living Poets, with a card giving the book to Alan [Hancox], 1970

v) TWO EXTENSIVELY REVISED AND CORRECTED PROOF COPIES OF HIS BOOKLET 'ON THE WAY TO THE DEPOT', 1966, including instructions and requests to the printer, each 48 pages, the second missing pages 16 to 33, one with wrappers, Phoenix Living Poets, octavo, 1966

PROVENANCE: Alan Hancox, Cheltenham.
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