Complete draft of manuscript in juvenile hand. There are three illustrations in ink and pencil: 'The Hottentots Attack', 'A Picture of an Umzimbooboo Kaffir and a Hottentot' and 'Born Enemies'. Inside back cover has lists of chapters, illustrations and characters. Undated [Maeve Gilmore suggests the story was begun before Peake left China and completed after his return to England in 1923 - see Mervyn Peake, Peake's Progress (London: British Library, 2011), p.36].
Autograph Manuscript: 'The White Chief of the Umzimbooboo Kaffirs'
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Materials: soft-bound volume.
Dimensions: 145mm x 94mm.