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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.

Dates

  • 1982

Extent

0.22 linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2313, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. e. 2313-2314

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13761

Abstract

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

Biographical / Historical

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, from J. Howard Woolner, 1990, catalogue 83, items 81 and 182.
Title
Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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