Proofs of Gormenghast character drawings

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Proofs of six black and white drawings by Mervyn Peake of characters from Gormenghast: Fuchsia Groan; Cora and Clarice Groan; Countess of Groan; Irma Prunesquallor; Dr Prunesquallor and Fuchsia; Abiatha Swelter and kitchen urchin. Printed underneath the drawings are quotes describing the characters. It is not apparent for which publication the proofs were intended.

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