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TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT. And Other Poems. Original Manuscript and typescipts by CLARKE. JOHN COOPER. ; Maguire. Steve. Illustrates - Paperback - Signed First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 8195)

TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT. And Other Poems. Original Manuscript and typescipts

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TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT. And Other Poems. Original Manuscript and typescipts

by CLARKE. JOHN COOPER. ; Maguire. Steve. Illustrates

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Arena. Published by Arrow books. London. 1983. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.6 x 5 inches). Paperback. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings by Steve Maguire. A very good copy with some minor rubbing to the edges but generally bright and tight. ---- With; A folder containing five A4 typescript and partial manuscript leaves of poems by Clarke that feature in the book, all in an early form and different from the published version, some quite substantially so. Number 1. Spilt Beans. -- 47 line poem. 31 lines (4 stanzas) typescript and the final 16 lines manuscript in JCC's hand in green ink. This version is very different to the published text. --- Number 2. Salome (published as Salome Maloney). 40 Line poem in 10 typed stanzas. This version substantially different to the published version. --- Number 3. Readers Wives. 20 line poem. 16 lines (4 stanzas) typed and four lines in JCC hand in green ink. There is a line and arrow showing the manuscript verse belongs between the second and third typed verses. This has some minor differences to the published version. --- Number. 4. Psycle Sluts (part 2). 54 lines (7 stanzas) typed. This has minor differences to the published version. --- Number 5. Bronze Adonis. 74 lines (8 stanzas) typed on 2 sides of the sheet. This has minor differences from the published version, and, more importantly, a whole 10 line stanza (the last) that was not published. Also included in the folder are 9 photographic reproductions of Steve Maguire's illustrations. Formerly the property of Writer and Publisher Jay Landesman (1919 - 2011).

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
8195
Title
TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT. And Other Poems. Original Manuscript and typescipts
Author
CLARKE. JOHN COOPER. ; Maguire. Steve. Illustrates
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Paperback
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Arena. Published by Arrow books. London. 1983
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