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Author Name:    HENDERSON, Hamish

Title:   Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    John Lehmann, London, 1948, 

Seller ID:   106190

HENDERSON, Hamish. Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica. London : John Lehmann, (1948). First Edition. Pp (6),7-61,(3). 8vo, white card covers and white cloth tape to spine, purple and green letering to front cover, spine blank,in a matching dustjacket. Hamish Scott Henderson, (1919-2002) was a Scotti sh poet, songwriter, communist, soldier and intellectual. He has been referred to as the most important Scots poet since Robert Burns and was a catalyst for the folk revival in Scotland. Contents : Prologue. Foreword. Part One: First Elegy (End ot a Campaign); Second Elegy (Halfaya); Third Elegy (Leaving the City); Fourth Elegy (El Adem); Fifth Elegy (Highland Jebel). Interlude (Opening of an Offensive). Part Two: Sixth Elegy (Acroma); Seventh Elegy (Seven Good Germans); Eighth Elegy (Karnak); Ninth Elegy (Fort Capuzzo); Tenth Elegy (The Frontier). Heroic Song for the Runners of Cyrene. Coversbrowned, penned name, else very good in foxed, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00


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