Elsie and the Child, 1924 | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
This volume (108 pages) contains a manuscript draft of Arnold Bennett's novel Elsie and the Child, written between January 15 and February 14, 1924. The manuscript includes corrections in the author's hand. The title page includes an embellished version of the title, a monogram of Arnold Bennett's initials, and the author's address (75 Cadogan Square, SW 1, London). An inscription at the end of the text indicates that Bennett presented the manuscript to Dorothy Cheston on December 18, 1928.
The volume has the bookplate of H. Harvey Frost.