WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885-1940)
Lot 517
WOLFE, HUMBERT (1885-1940) AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPTS OR DRAFTS OF ELEVEN POEMS, five signed, 1933
Sold for £400 (US$ 672) inc. premium
Lot Details
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.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Simon Roberts
    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879