Book Description

The First UK Printing published by Chatto And Windus in 1937. One of only 500 copies printed. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little pushing at the spine ends with a small lightly faded area at the lower spine end corresponding to the the area of loss in the wrapper. Crimson top-stain still present. Gilt titling remains bright. Mild splaying of the front board. Toning to the text block and page edges. Mild offsetting and spotting to the end-papers. The tissue guard to the frontispiece portrait is still present. Free from inscriptions. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. It bears the correct price of 12s. 6d. net. Mild edge-wear with some loss at the spine ends and the upper front panel edge. A few closed tears to the folds with some professional japanese tissue repairs on the verso to two closed tears to the spine folds. Light toning to the spine. The wrapper looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Accompanied with the loosely inserted Publisher's compliments slip with the H/W compliments of Mr I. M. Parsons. The latter, an editor at Chatto went on to write the introduction and notes for the revised edition of this title published in 1979 by Chatto. From the library of American poet Richard Eberhart. A very scarce title with such attributes. Only the second copy we have handled to date.
Author Rosenberg, Isaac (Edited By Gordon Bottomley & Denys Harding : Foreword By Siegfried Sassoon)
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Chatto and Windus : 1937
Condition Very Good++

Price: £1450.00

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