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Author Name:    READ, Herbert

Title:   World Within a War : Poems.. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Faber & Faber, London, 1944, 

Seller ID:   109

READ, Herbert. A World Within a War : Poems. London : Faber and Faber, 1944. First Edition. Pp (4),5-50,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This book contains all of the poems which the author wishes to preserve, of those written since the publication of his Poems 1914-1934. A few of the shorter poems were included in the selection pblished under the title of Thirty-Five Poems in our Sesame Series; some of the others have appeared in various periodicals." (from the dj)., Contents : Ode Written During the Battle of Dunkirk; War and Peace; To a Conscript of 1940; The Contrary Experience; A World Within a War; Bombing Casualties in Spain; The Heart Conscripted; A Song for the Spanish Anarchists; Herschel Grynsban; The Third; Summer Rain; The Ivy and the Ash; Kirkdale; The Labyrinth; Emblem; Felix Transitus; Epitaph. Sir Herbert Edward Read, DSO, MC (b. December 4, 1893, Muscoates, Yorkshire d. June 12, 1968, Stonegrave, Yorkshire). Bookplate to flyleaf, boards scuffed, faded, previous owner's name pencilled to flyleaf, else very good in dustjacket. 30.00

Price = 30.00 CDN
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