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Collection Level Description: Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch

Reference: MSS. Eng. e. 2313-14
Title: Two Booklets of Modern Verse, Written out and Decorated by Frederic Prokosch
Dates of Creation: 1982
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Frederic Prokosch

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

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:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, from J. Howard Woolner, 1990, catalogue 83, items 81 and 182.

Access Conditions

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Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Access Points

Calligraphy

Poetry | 20th century

Housman | Alfred Edward | 1859-1936 | poet and classical scholar

Prokosch | Frederic | b 1908 | calligrapher and poet

Thomas | Dylan | 1914-1953 | poet and prose writer


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