Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: A.P. Herbert, autograph manuscript of the poem 'Farewell to a Lady'

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Title: A.P. Herbert, autograph manuscript of the poem 'Farewell to a Lady'

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Herbert

Creator(s): Herbert, Alan Patrick

Date: c.1925

Main language: English

Size and medium: 2 ff. held in 1 envelope; manuscript on letterheaded paper.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8467 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Comprises an autograph fair copy of A.P. Herbert's poem 'Farewell to a Lady', probably to be dated ca. 1925. It consists of seven four-line stanzas written in dark blue ink and is signed at the end 'A.P. Herbert'.

Administrative or biographical history

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert (1890-1971), the English author, wit, and MP for Oxford University. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

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