Harsent, David

A Violent Country, 1969 (Signed)

Published: Oxford University Press, Oxford

Date: 1969

Flat signed to title page. Brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to the spine and number 263 embossed to bottom corner of rear board. All clean, bright and sharp, inside and out. Clipped dust jacket with £1.25 price sticker to inner flap, clean and bright with fading to the spine and fading line to top of front panel and a couple of light scuffs to front panel but overall in very good condition. 56pp. 'Poem after poem in this, David Harsent's first collection, demonstrates his mastery of the terrain of obsession and extremity in which his work is set. A brilliant series on madness, love poems and a group of compassionate but unsparing poems on a suicide'.

Near Fine/Very Good



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