Collected Poems.

Rickword (Edgell)

Collected Poems.

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. 92, cr.8vo., original dark blue cloth, backstrip and upper board gilt lettered, gentle fading to backstrip and borders, shadow of dustjacket (no longer present), some light scuffing to lower board, front flyleaf excised with letter from author tipped to stub (see below), good

Publication Details: Bodley Head, 1947

Notes: The autograph letter from the author, dated September 1966, presents this copy to a Mr Watson, with apologies for the delay in doing so - Rickword had been struggling to find a copy, and the present example, though lacking its flyleaf, is the only one to have presented itself to him; he directs Watson to a reading of some of them appearing soon on the Third Programme. The recipient was Oxford academic John Gillard Watson, as confirmed by the laid in ephemera (see below). [With:] Rickword (Edgell) [Cover title:] William Wordsworth, 1770-1850. Bureau of Current Affairs [their magazine, Current A...more

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Price: £60

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1947

Stock Number: 67905

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