'The Orchard Book of Opera Stories'

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  • Reference
      GB 1840 AG/16
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      90 items

Scope and Content

Draft and pre-publication material relating to 'The Orchard Book of Opera Stories' by Adele Geras. The file includes a copy of Geras' proposal for the book; a few pages of manuscript notes on the content; typescript drafts of the stories; a small amount of correspondence with the publisher, Orchard Books; samples of artwork by Katya Mikhailovsky, Susan Field and Sophie Windham; black and white photocopies of rough layouts for all the stories in the book, with colour copies of rough and finished artwork; and a complete set of unbound proof pages for the book. The file also contains a publicity poster for the book, and an Orchard Books leaflet which includes a review of the book.