MS 'The sea witch'

Scope and Content

MS draft of the children’s story ‘The Sea Witch’, with MS annotations throughout to make corrections and alterations to the text. All leaves stapled. MS annotations in red at the top of the first leaf ‘Elastic Arm / / Elastic Arm’. MS foliation in black in the top centre of the leaves, from 1 to 3 (the final two leaves both numbered 3). On the reverse of the first leaf the beginning of a different story set in Spain, with MS notes ‘Jim the Eagle. Giant Jelly. The Camel.’ above. On the reverse of the second leaf, some notes entitled ‘Memo’, seemingly relating to a performance as it lists different musical instruments, as well as mentioning ‘sound’, ‘poems’ and a ‘stage’. Also refers to ‘Peter Noone – That Photograph’ and ‘New Seelzers[?] –’. On the reverse of the third leaf, what was presumably a sentence from the story, since crossed out and the story ends on the reverse of the final leaf.

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