Manuscript of ‘John Splendid’ by Neil Munro. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.26901
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 1897-1898. (Creation)

Extents

  • 813 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    i + 812 + several blank folios.

  • Bibliography

    The novel was first published as a serial in 'Blackwood's Magazine', November 1897-August 1898, and shortly afterwards in book form, (Edinburgh, 1898).

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript, which does not differ greatly from the published text, was written in a series of notebooks. There are a number of lacunae, corresponding to the following pages of the first edition: pages 49- 66 (after folio l37), 158-163 (after folio 410), 175-194 (after folio 436), 232-237 (after folio 554), 247-263 (after folio 578), 332-339 (after folio 751).

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