Book Description

FIRST, LIMITED & SIGNED EDITION, no. 94/ 100. Slim 8vo, pp. 55, [1]. Original rose-brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Lean to spine, rubbed and soiled, pushing to spine ends. Gently toned, ffep spotted, signed and numbered by Day Lewis in blue ink to limitation page, a few marks to gutter, front matter gently creased, else, clean. Unusual.
Dealer Notes
A robust copy of the first, limited & signed edition of Day Lewis’ early poetry collection, reflecting his leftist politics of the period.
Published in March 1933 and priced at 7s6d, it was no. 1 in the Hogarth Living Poets, Second Series. A trade edition, of 500 copies, was published simultaneously.
With a printed dedication: “To W. H. Auden”.
Woolmer 318A
Author [BLOOMSBURY]; DAY LEWIS, C.[ecil]
Date 1933
Publisher London: Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press
Condition Good+

Price: £225.00

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