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8vo. ( 13 cm x 20 cm). Light blue cloth lettered in maroon on spine and front cover, with 6 small heart-shaped designs also on the front cover and publisher’s design on back cover. Nice bright binding, but has small knick in cloth top edge of front cover. Inside mostly clean, although a few pages are lightly foxed, and the odd minor mark. Fore-edge is foxed. Else very good in good dustwrapper (dw: a few minor closed tears, slightly rubbed / name in pencil written on front wrapper and mostly rubbed out now). 130 pp. Blind-stamped on title-page: PRESENTATION COPY. Brother of A.E. Housman. CHAPTERS are: THE HEART OF PEACE (includes: St. Francis to his lady of Poverty, etc) / POEMS OF WAR-TIME ( The Crusader’s Tomb, etc.) / BEAUTIFUL HEART ( pp. 69 - 85 ) / MISCELLANEOUS POEMS (includes: Old Swanage, Gaffer at the Fair, The Ballad of Dead Judge Jeffreys, etc.).
Title: The Heart of Peace & Other Poems.
Publisher: William Heinemann 1918 (1st.).:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82285
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