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Letters to Ian Davie from Siegfried Sassoon, 30 Apr. 1960-10 Mar. 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9862/1

Scope and Contents

The early letters chiefly concern Sassoon's admiration for Davie's collection of poetry Piers Prodigal, and his efforts to find a publisher for it and champion its reputation. The correspondence also mentions Sassoon's social and religious life, his health, and related topics. With enclosures including two letters from Margaret Villiers to Sassoon and versions of his Foreword for Piers Prodigal


  • Creation: 30 Apr. 1960-10 Mar. 1965


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1 collection (34 folios and one envelope)

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