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Louis MacNeice books and pocket diaries, 1929-1962

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MS. Eng. d. 4007

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Two books and two pocket diaries:
  1. Blind Fireworks (Gollancz, 1929). First edition, with dust jacket. Inscribed by MacNeice to his parents, ‘To Daddie & Madre, with my Love: “as a dream doth flatter,/ In sleep a king, but waking no such matter”. Louis MacNeice.’
  2. The Agamemnon of Aeschylus, translated by MacNeice. Proof copy (Faber, 1936). Two letters to MacNeice from Peter du Sautoy are at MS. Eng. c. 7881, fols. 8-9.
  3. Two pocket diaries, ‘Knightsbridge’ 1961 and 'Guinness' 1962, with a few entries by MacNeice in both

Dates

  • 1929-1962

Extent

4 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. d. 4007

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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