TS letter from Alan Samson to Norma Farnes

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TS letter from Alan Samson of Macmillan Publishers to Spike Milligan, on the headed paper of Macmillan London Ltd and dated the 14th February 1984. Refers to the idea of combining poetry by Milligan with illustrations by Tracey Boyd, based on the theme of famous paintings depicting animals rather than humans. Gives a detailed outline of Boyd herself, her work and career, and the paintings of which she plans to make the comic adaptations. Proposes the possibility of the book to Milligan and requests his response. MS annotations by Milligan, including some on separate stickers now covering parts of the original letter. Stapled with one leaf of Item 3, and Item 4.

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