Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch
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:
- 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.
- Dylan Thomas, 'Do not go gentle'. Decorated as above. The pamphlet is alpha in a series alpha to epsilon.
- Creation: 1982
0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. e. 2313, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. e. 2313-2314
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13761
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.
- Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch
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