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

By: READ, Herbert

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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

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

Author Name: READ, Herbert

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London, 1944,:

Seller ID: 109

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