Eugenie Du Maurier Meredith poetry typescript etc
Eugenie Du Maurier MEREDITH
One-off book, with typescript title ‘Roses and Rue / Eugenie Du Maurier Meredith / 1927’.
Small octavo (8 ¾ x 5 1/2in; 123 x 140mm). Contents: 1p. typescript title (verso blank), 20 leaves, each typeset on the recto only with a single poem, 2 leaves with typeset poem on newsprint cut round and mounted, the final poem with the author’s name penciled at the foot (probably written by the author). Recent vellum-backed thin card wrappers, typescript label to upper cover, blue decorative cord ties [see images]
Condition: some toning, covers bowed
The poems, on a wide variety of subjects, include a number that were ‘written for the Lancaster Inquirer’. Eugenie Du Maurier Meredith’s work was also published in a number of other literary periodicals in the 1920s and 1930s.