Wydenbruck, works

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Wydenbruck. Typescript of 'The Colonel's daughter', a novel by Elisabeth von Janstein, translated by Nora Wydenbruck; photostat of the text of 'Treibhausblumen' by Nora Purtscher-Wydenbruck with photographs of the paintings (the original had been given to Rilke in 1923 and was returned to NW in 1950). See 'My two worlds', pp. 152-3). Photographs and reproductions of paintings by NW and Alfons Purtscher; typescript of an essay by NW 'Rainer Maria Rilke und sein Vater' and part of her introduction to 'The letters of Rainer Maria Rilke and Princess Marie von Thurn und Taxis'; typescript of some of the poems by Antonia Pozzi (1912-38) translated by NW and published by John Calder in 1955.