Author: WEST, Anthony
Title: Elizabethan England (Autograph Manuscript)
Black cloth blank book. Front hinge slightly cracked and a little weak, else very good or better. West's handwritten manuscript, written in his calligraphic hand, of his short book Elizabethan England, and Inscribed by him to Ole Risom, a writer of children's books, and his editor at Random House. The book was published in the Odyssey Library Series in 1965. The manuscript covers 58 pages and shows some corrections, but it is a transcription prepared by West for Risom personally. West, of heroic, if difficult and unwed, parentage (H.G. Wells and Rebecca West), was an accomplished and critically lauded literary writer who aside from novels and non-fiction, wrote essays and criticism, much of it for The New Yorker. Purchased from: Between the covers rare books.
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