G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LXVII (ff. 109). Papers for Eugenics and Othe ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LXVII (ff. 109). Papers for Eugenics and Other Evils, and The Man Who Knew Too Much; circa 1918 - circa 1922. Mostly typewritten copies. Eugenics and Other Evils published London: Cassell, 1922 (Sullivan, no. 52), The Man Who Knew Too Much published London: Cassell, 1922 (Sullivan, no. 55).

Contents:

1. ff. 1-38. Drafts, partly autograph, of part of part 1, chapter 5, 6 and most of chapter 7 of Eugenics and Other Evils.

2. ff. 39-79. Abandoned chapters of Eugenics and Other Evils. Typewritten copy of an abandoned chapter 8, forming an introduction to part 2, manuscript, partly autograph of abandoned chapters 6-7 of part 2, and typewritten copy of an abandoned Appendix I.

3. ff. 80-109v. Autograph draft of 'The trees of pride' and a note on 'The five of swords', incorporated as an appendix to The Man Who Knew Too Much. Two stanzas of a poem beginning "Five travellers in a fairy tale" are on f. 92v.

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