(World War One. Anthology.) DE BURGH (F.) & Walter Stoneman (Compilers)


With 21 Camera Portraits.

Description: FIRST EDITION, title-page printed in black and green, the photographic author portraits all present with the exception of Arnold Bennett (probably more an effect of its position at close of textblock rather than it being excised for display), crease to top corner of half-title, occasional light spots, pp. xx, 235, 8vo, original dark blue cloth, blind-stamped device to lower board, backstrip lettered in gilt and darkened with light wear at head, the cloth a little marked and rubbed overall, the corners lightly pushed, edges roughtrimmed, touch of waterstaining at foot of gutter to front endpapers, fair

Publication Details: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co, [1924]

Notes: With a long inscription to the flyleaf from Marta Cunnningham, the founder of the "Not Forgotten" Association for whom this anthology in remembrance of the war-wounded was published - its recipient a 'Miss Aldham', thanking her for 'her sympathy and special help in my work for "the Boys"'. The Anthology begins with a dedicatory poem from de Burgh, and continues with prose contributions from Alfred Noyes ('The Visionaries'), Compton Mackenzie ('The Child's Epic of the Night'), Arnold Bennett ('Finishing a Book'), G.K. Chesterton ('On Optimism'), John Buchan ('The Lemnian and Atta's Song'), Walt...more

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Price: £60

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: [1924]

Stock Number: 68696

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