'Titus Afar' (Titus Alone chapters 89-108)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88931/1/3/35
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000806.0x0000a8
  • Dates of Creation
      Oct 1957-Nov 1957
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Revised autograph draft, in ink. Supplementary manuscript and typescript leaves stuck in. List of potential titles on inside front cover. Dated October 1957.

Some doodles and rough sketches throughout the manuscript:

  • f.8: figure wearing crown; flowers;
  • f.14: abstract male figure with smaller figure hanging from thread;
  • f.17v: lion's face; bird's head; male head [Titus?];
  • f.27: hybrid creature with human legs, dog's head and long neck with mane, wearing loin cloth with leaves;
  • f.47: four-legged creature;
  • f.51: doodle of man wearing hat, face in shadow;
  • f.55: Maeve with hand held to head;
  • f.60: stylised drawing of female nude from behind;
  • f.74: palm tree;
  • f.79v: hands; palm tree by shore;
  • f.80: doodle of female face in profile;
  • f.82: stick figure with arms raised holding ?weights;
  • f.85: head of male wearing hat;
  • f.88v: doodle of rocket or fish;
  • f.ii: male head.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Materials: hard-bound volume.

Dimensions: 228mm x 173mm.

Foliation: ff.ii+88+f.33*+f.36*+62*+62**.