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DRINKWATER, John (1882-1937). Playwright and poet.
LAYING THE DEVIL, a Play in Three Acts, Autograph Manuscript Bound in contemporary half calf, damage to spine, and upper cover working loose, 4to, 1927.

Written in Drinkwater's neat hand with authorial alterations on 86 numbered pages (rectos only, the Acts numbered separately) and concluding 'Finished / October 30th 1926 / John Drinkwater'. The play was first published by Sidgwick & Jackson, 1933.
[No: 26002]

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