Manuscript of James Bridie's play ‘Tobias and the Angel’, first produced in 1930. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.3924

Dates

  • 1930. (Creation)

Extents

  • 66 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.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1952, by Mrs Mavor, the author's widow.

  • Arrangement

    66 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript lacks one leaf at the beginning of Act III. The first act is much shorter than in the printed text.

  • Bibliography

    The play was first published in ‘The anatomist and other plays’ (London, 1931).

  • Physical Description

    The manuscript has a vellum binding, with lettering and design in indian ink, executed in 1954, on commission for the National Library, by Sydney M Cockerell and Joan Tebbutt.

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