[ Anouilh ] A collection of material, mainly correspondence, from the papers of Edward Marsh, translator of Anouilh and others, including two ALsS in French from Anouilh and a publishing agreement signed by him (about 40 items).

Jean Anouilh, French playwright [Edward O. Marsh, translator and biographer of Anouilh].
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A small archive of material relating to the translation into English and production in the UK and USA of works by Jean Anouilh (particularly "Dinner with the Family"), comprising: A. Two Autograph Letters Signed "Jean Anouilh", in French, to Edward Marsh, translator and biographer of Anouilh, one dated in pencil "Feb. 1953", one of two pages, the other of one, both 4to, condition only fair.

A small collection of material relating to the adaptation and production of Cocteau's "Les Monstres Sacres" ["The Holy Terrors"], including a Cocteau ALS en francais and Signed Agreement.

Jean Cocteau, dramatist [Edward O. Marsh, translator and adapter of French plays]
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Circa 20 items, two printed, others typescript and manuscript, various formats including: a. Autograph Letter en francais Signed "Jean Cocteau", 19 Dec. 1952, one page, c.20 x 30cm, to [Edward O. Marsh, translator and adapter], presumably a response to e. below, partly about translation and translators; b.

14 Autograph Letters Signed and one Typed Letter Signed from French film actor and director Daniel Ceccaldi, 13 of them to his English translator and friend Edward Marsh ('Eddy', 'Teddy', 'Edouard)', with drafts of replies and manuscript notes.

Daniel Ceccaldi (1927-2003), French actor, writer and director [Edward Marsh of Edward & Gwen, translators, 35 Tanza Road, London]
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Dating from between 1965 and 1981.

Six addressed to 'Edward'; five to 'Teddy'; one to 'Eddy; one to 'Edouard'; one to 'Cher amis' and one to 'Dear Roger'. Totalling 22pp., 4to; 11pp., 8vo; 2pp., 12mo. Ten of the fifteen letters are dated, the other six having only month and year. With copies of two typed letters to Ceccaldi from Edward, one from 1973 in English (1p., 4to), and the other from 1980 in French (2pp., 8vo), the latter accompanied by a synopsis of Ceccaldi's 'The Flight of Icarus', with a foreword by him, and a biography (the three items totalling 4pp., 8vo); also manuscript notes (1p, 8vo; 3pp., 12mo).

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