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ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT of 'Mrs Curgenven of Curgenven'. The original, largely fair copy, manuscript on 430 leaves, written on rectos only.
[1892?] There are a number of corrections, mainly paste-overs, with revisions, deletions and additions. The longer amendments are written on fold-out slips. The manuscript has been marked-up throughout by the printer. The first section is stapled at the left-hand corner; the rest are loose leaves, contained in a purpose-made morocco-backed box, together with an ALS from Baring-Gould to Mrs Dolman, from Lew Trenchard, June 1 1895. The first edition of this novel was published by Methuen in 3 vols, 1893. Sabine Baring-Gould, 1834-1924, novelist, hymn-writer and popular historian. His family were Devon landowners and, in 1872, he inherited his father's estate at Lew-Trenchard, returning there is 1881 as the 'parson-cum-squire'. He produced nearly 160 books, about a quarter of which are novels. This is set in Devon.
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