Includes a letter from the publisher Hamish Hamilton Limited, with a copy of chapter 'Sportin' Instincts' (I) with edits marked.
A autograph page listing the chapters and word counts.
Title page, showing 'Towards the Pebble Shore' as provisional title. (A) Dedication page (B) Contents page (C) Introduction - Stage Directions (D) 1. The Lady with the Ground Floor Flat (E) 2. Button Boots (F) 3. The Rain Machine (G) 4. Quintessence of Dust (H) 6. The Readiness is All (J) 7. Rising Above It (K) (M) 9. Damage to the Allied Cause (L) 8. Cockerell of Kew 10. Tall as A Crane (N) 11. Broadside from a Taxi (O) 12. The Words of Mercury (P) 13. The Prime Minister Has it in Mind (Q) 14. Sneck Up (R) 15. Full Moon in Connemara (S) 17. Towards the Pebbled Shore (T) 16. Ophidia and others