'Goremenghast continued' (Titus Groan chapters 12-16)

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      GB 58 Add MS 88931/1/3/1
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000147.0x000351
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Autograph manuscript in ink and pencil, with authorial revisions and [editor's?] corrections in red pencil. This is the second volume of Peake's manuscript (cover is labelled '11' [II]). There are oddments of verse on f.103 and f.104. Dated 3 October 1940, Dartford.

Drawings in ink and pencil:

  • f.1: title page with illustration of a tower in the clouds [Tower of Flints?];
  • f.99v: life drawing of a large woman;
  • f.100: landscape drawing with a pier or jetty over water;
  • f.103: doodles of sword and ?letter-opener;
  • f.104v: doodles of mechanical creature and head of soldier.

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Alternative Form Available

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Materials: hard-bound volume.

Dimensions: 160mm x 100mm.

Foliation: ff.iv+104.