G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLVIII D. Fair copies, with contents list, of poems; circa 1895. Poems include versions of the following poems published in The Wild Knight (see references at Add. 73243 A): 'The babe unborn' (this version published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 194-195) (f. 3), 'World lover' (ff. 4-5), 'The Triumph of man' (f. 6), 'The beatific vision' (f. 7), 'The earth's shame' (f. 10), 'The holy of holies' (f. 13), 'Good news' (f. 15); also: 'The rhyme of the sun' (see references at Add. 73284) (ff. 8-9), 'A benediction' (published in facsimile in C.W., vol. 10, p. 121; see also Add. 73305 A, 73343 A) (f. 11), 'Easter Sunday' (published in The Clarion, no. 176 (20 April 1895), p. 128 and in C.W., vol. 10, p. 35; see also Add. 73328 B, 73330 B) (f. 14), 'Thieves' (two versions, reworked as 'The mortal answers', see references at Add. 73344 D) (f. 12).
ff. ii+18. 202 x 158mm.