Paul Dehn, autograph manuscript draft of the poem 'Poissons d'Or', together with a printed version

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Comprises: (1) An autograph manuscript draft of Paul Dehn's poem entitled 'Poisson D'Or' [sic] with many revisions and versions of parts of it; and (2) A printed version of the poem, cut out of 'Harper's bazaar', January 1954, p.159.

The text is written in blue ink on ruled pale blue paper, originally sewn as a quire, but now partly loose. After the first (blank) recto, the successive pages and leaves are numbered in draft order.

Administrative / Biographical History

Paul (Edward) Dehn (1912-1976), the poet and author of screenplays and documentaries. For fuller details of his life and achievements see 'Who was who', Vol.7.

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