Original autograph manuscript of The golden apple, by Lady Gregory, with related correspondence with Lord Brotherton

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS 20c Gregory
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      2 notebooks and 2 letters with transcripts, all held in 1 leather case; manuscript and typescript. The custom-made medium-brown leather case is gilt-embossed on the spine with the following lettering: THE GOLDEN APPLE BY LADY GREGORY.- 1913. MS.

Scope and Content

Comprises 2 notebooks containing the original autograph manuscript of Lady Gregory's play The golden apple, dated 1913, together with correspondence between Lord Brotherton and Lady Gregory concerning Lord Brotherton's purchase of the manuscript from Lady Gregory in 1928 (with the assistance of Dorothy Una Ratcliffe) for a price of 30.

Administrative / Biographical History

Isabella Augusta Gregory, Lady Gregory (1852-1932), the Irish playwright and poet. For a fuller account of her life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

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From the library of Lord Brotherton.


In English.