Poems, Frances Cornford, E E Cummings and Leo Bestall

Cornford, Frances
Cummings, E E
Bestall (MBE) Leonard Delabere

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Handwritten copies of poems by Frances Cornford, E E Cummings and Leo Bestall circa World War II.

Documents include four poems and one sketch which were filed with Leo Bestall's World War Two documents and miscellany.

a) Frances Cornford's poem entitled: To a Lady Seen From a Train.

b) Untitled typed poem with the initials A R G inscribed onto it.

c) An untitled poem by Leo Bestall. On the reverse are scribbled notes in French.

d) E E Cumming's poem entitled: Nobody loses all the time.

e) Sketch is what appears to be a sail attached to a pair of skis.
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Handwritten, typed and drawn ink and pencil on paper and card.
Height x Width: 130 x 180mm
Height x Width: 120 x 190mm
Height x Width: 184 x 205mm
Height x Width: 230 x 178mm
Height x Width: 200 x 255mm
From Adeeb Shammesr C M S Hospital Old Cairo., Inscription, Handwritten
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from the Leo Bestall Collection
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