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The Lion and the Unicorn ; Abel's Moon ; The Shirley Hughes Collection ; A Life Drawing , 1995-2002

MS. 7164/43
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The Lion and the Unicorn, first published by The Bodley Head in 1998. Comprises original manuscript, correspondence with publisher and related papers, 1995-1997.

Abel's Moon, first published by The Bodley Head in 1999. Comprises:

  1. front and back cover colour artwork
  2. front cover artwork with title text on overlay sheets
  3. double page colour artwork (15 pieces)
  4. single page colour artwork: half-title and endpiece (2 pieces)
  5. preliminary colour cover sketches (2 pieces)
  6. final rough dummy: 16 double sheets of black ink and pencil sketches and text
  7. rough layouts and sketches
  8. draft manuscripts with corrections
  9. correspondence from publishers, 1998

The Shirley Hughes Collection, first published by The Bodley Head in 2000. Comprises:

  1. pencil illustrations (8 pieces) and small piece of colour artwork for 'Angel on the Roof'
  2. roughs and sketches

A Life Drawing, first published by The Bodley Head in 2002. Comprises 12 photocopied illustrations and sketchbook studies.


  • Creation: 1995-2002


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 7164/43

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom