NLW MS 23987D.
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12 ff. ; 250 x 200 mm. Encapsulated in melinex, attached between boards, and placed in archival folder at NLW.
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From the collection of Vita Sackville-West, Sissinghurst Castle.
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Glenn Horowitz Bookseller; New York; Purchase; December 2008; 004607819
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An autobiographical work entitled 'Quick March', written [in 1931] by Helen Thomas, and bearing corrections and paragraph marks, evidently in preparation for publication. The work appeared untitled as the seventeenth and final chapter of her second memoir, World Without End (London: Heinemann, 1931), 181-194. This manuscript was claimed by the seller to have been owned by Vita Sackville-West, who reviewed World Without End (see Myfanwy Thomas (ed.), Helen Thomas: Time & Again: Memoirs and Letters (Manchester, 1978), 130).
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23987D.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Maredudd ap Huw;