Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Armstrong, T. mss., 1932-1945, consist of drafts and annotated/revised printed copies of poetic works by Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, 1912-1970, who published as John Gawsworth. The items are: 1) Blow No Bugles: Poems From Two Wars, 1942-1945 (Calcutta: Susil Gupta, 1945). "With Herbert Palmer's pencil annotations throughout--... Copy used for selecting my 'Collected Poems' in 1947. [signed] John Gawsworth" written in pencil on front free endpaper. 2) Snow & Sand: Poems From the Mediterranean, 1942-1944 (Calcutta: Susil Gupta, 1945). Signed and dated on half-title page; annotations and notes throughout. Accompanied by three autograph drafts (items 3-5), one signed and dated Oct. 43. 6) Kingcup: Suite Sentimentale . (London: The Twyn Barlwm Press, 1932). Copy #72 or 75 printed. "Revision copy" in pencil on front free endpaper. Pencil notes and annotations throughout.

Purchase. R.S. Gekoski. Warwickshire, England. 1985

Collection size: 6 items

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