G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLXXIV B. Poems, draft of a story and sketches; circa 1928. Includes draft of poems 'Ubi ecclesia' (see also Add. 73261) (ff. 10v-13), 'The pagans' (published in The Commonweal, vol. 2, no. 2 (13 Nov. 1929), p. 39 and in C.W., vol. 10, p. 152; see also Add. 73301 A) (ff. 16v-19), 'Targa-Atoll' (see references at Add. 73305 A) (f. 20), 'I thirst' (f. 10) and sonnet beginning "Tall tiger rocks striped with strata stand" (which became 'Sonnets in summer heat II', see also Add. 73301 A) (ff. 1v-2, 20v-21), and rough notes of a story 'The ring of Romeo' (finally published as 'The ring of lovers' in Collier's, vol. 95, no. 16 (20 April 1935; see also Add. 73269) (f. 7).
ff. ii+23. 203 x 162mm.