Finding-aid for the Edward Lucie-Smith Collection (VMF103)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

A Book for Miles [collection of poems] 1965: Feb. - June.

Introduction to Bertram Rota catalogue 155 [1968].

Edward Lucie Smith to Hobsbaum, Philip, [1958]: April 21.

Typescripts of six poems:

1966

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lucie–Smith, Edward
Title: Edward Lucie–Smith Collection
Dates: 1965
Identification: VMF103[Accession: 1316]

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Source

Purchase, 1971

Processing Information

Processed: October, 1972, by HH

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5/Lucie–Smith(1316)

A Book for Miles [collection of poems], 1965: Feb. - June. (1 item (64 pp.); 5× 3 1/2 in.: Red covers, spiral bound. In ink.)

Autograph notebook. Bears note on first page in author's hand: "This book is limited to one c[opyright] edition of 1 copy and is signed and numbered by the author (as you can see)". Notebook is divided into four sections as follows: I Jazz for the N.U.F., II Other Lyrics, III Satires, IV An Extra Poem. Poems include: Le temps a laissé son manteau; Dehors, Dehors, il vous fault deslogier; La mort, Reine du monde; Les adieux du lépreux; Chanson à danser; Retour de mélencolie; In the cart; King Mark; Drifting; Anecdote from Picasso; After Gongora; Duet; Proteus; Storm-girl; Pythia; One is; The bear; Poem for an anthology of commonwealth verse; In school; knife-juggler; The hangover; ritten in my own book, given to Andrei Voznesensky, June 10, 1965; Psalm for Dr. Doppelganger; The lickspittle stanzas; Gallery-going. This slim collection of lyrics and satires has not been published as a group, although a few appeared in Towards Silence, Lucie–Smith's 1968 collection of poems.

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5/Lucie-Smith(1160)

Introduction to Bertram Rota catalogue 155, [1968]. (1 item (5 pp.): TS untitled; MS revision)

By Edward Lucie-Smith. About the joys of book collecting and describing some of the items for sale. Ts., untitled; Ms. revision, one in hand of George Watson, one in hand of Anthony Rota, rest in Smith's hand.

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5/Lucie-Smith(1467)

Edward Lucie Smith to Hobsbaum, Philip, , [1958]: April 21. (1 item (1 p.): TLS)

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5/Lucie-Smith(1467)

Typescripts of six poems:,

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The Exile, (1 item (1 p.))
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Poet and landlady, (1 item (1 p.))
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The barbarian invasions, (1 item (1 p.))
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At the ruined castle, (1 item (1 p.))
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The lime tree, (1 item (1 p.))
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Address: To a personal god, (1 item (1 p.))

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-/Lucie-Smith

, 1966 (1 item)

TS. draft of the introduction for Bertram Rota catalog 143, Summer 1966, by Edward Lucie-Smith, concerning his experiences in book collection. Ms. revision in red ink by Lucie-Smith, and in pencil by Anthony Rota. 4pp.

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