WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885-1940)
Lot 517
WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885-1940) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS OR DRAFTS OF ELEVEN POEMS, five signed, 1933
Sold for £400 (US$ 665) inc. premium
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WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885-1940)
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS OR DRAFTS OF ELEVEN POEMS, five signed ('Humbert Wolfe' and 'Humbert'), drafts preserving reconsidered readings and fair copies, of his poems (where titled) 'Herald's College', 'For my dearly beloved', 'The rib of Adam', 'The poet to his most dearly-beloved', 'Resurgit Nunquam', 'Death will not guess', 'For my heart' and 'Katharine from Humbert', 16 pages, quarto and octavo, with four typescripts of other poems and a proof sheet, Athenaeum, Union Club, Eastbourne, Sussex, Hampstead, where dated 1933

When I came out of the Club you sat sideways in the car.
You did not turn your head, but looked with your hands on the wheel
Straight into the distance where the lost dimensions are...

The main repository of Woolf's papers is in the Lockwood Library; Wadham College, Oxford, also has some.
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