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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLXXVI. Sketchbook; circa 1879 - circa 1894. Compiled by Edward Chesterton, who noted the year of composition on many of the drawings, one of the earliest, a Crucifixion scene, is published in J. Sullivan, G. K. Chesterton: a Centenary Appraisal (1974), facing p. 76, and in the National Book League exhibition catalogue, G. K. Chesterton, 1874-1974 (1974), p. 16.

ff. v+102. A portfolio, 255 x 346mm. Many of the drawings are on wallpaper.

Edward Chesterton, estate agent; father of G K Chesterton: Sketchbook containing drawings by G. K. Chesterton, compiled and annotated by E. Chesterton: circa 1879- circa 1894.

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