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Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch


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Two booklets of modern verse, written out and decorated by Frederic Prokosch, 1982. Parts of the title-page and colophon in both pamphlets are printed. The title-pages read: 'Illustrated by Frederic Prokosch. The Prometheus Press, Grasse, 1982'. The colophons, which include an edition statement, have been numbered and signed by Prokosch. The booklets are:
  1. A.E. Housman, 'Loveliest of Trees'. The text of the poem includes decorations in red ink, and a water-colour frontispiece. The pamphlet is epsilon in a series alpha to epsilon.
  2. Dylan Thomas, 'Do not go gentle'. Decorated as above. The pamphlet is alpha in a series alpha to epsilon.


  • 1982


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Language of Materials

  • English

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2313].
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MSS. Eng. e. 2313-14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13761

Biographical / Historical

Frederic Prokosch (1908-89) was an American writer.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, from J. Howard Woolner, 1990, catalogue 83, items 81 and 182.
Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch
Susan Thomas
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Weston Library
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