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Yellow A4 album entited 'Poems 1977' by W. S. Graham, containing twenty type written poems individually signed "WSG" and generally dated (1976-1980): 'I Will Lend You Malcolm', "The Musical Farmer", "O Why Am I So Bright", "A Page About My Country", "If It Is Only For You I Speak", "Beholding Thee", "Look At The Cloud His Evening Playing Cards", "For John Heath-Stubbs", "The Alligator Girls", "Alice Where Art Thou", "From Gigha Young", "Look At The Children", "The Leaning Woman", "The Streets Of Knives", "An Entertainment For David Wright On His Being Sixty", "The December Fox", "To Leonard Clark", "The Fifth Of May", "The Visit" and "Falling Into The Sea"; "The Alligator Girls" rests beneath a magazine-cut-out of a woman's eye. These poems have appeared in various publications from c1985-1998. The seventh and twentieth pages contain remnants of pressed flowers, "Look At The Cloud His Evening Playing Cards" is undated and "The Leaning Woman" (1980) appears to be unpublished.

Black A5 photograph album containing "souvenir" black and white rehersal photographs of cast (Christine Boisson and Lambert Wilson) and director (Harold Pinter) from Paris's Theatre du Rond-Point production of Ashes to Ashes (March-May 1998). An inscription in French from "Laura" is possibly the producer and arts patron Laura Pels.

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