The Silent Mirror.

Baldwin (Michael)

The Silent Mirror.


Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. 62, crown 8vo, original quarter blue cloth, with blue boards, backstrip lettered in gilt and a little faded at tips, edges untrimmed, ownership inscription of Oxford contemporary James Price (see below), dustjacket a little sunned to backstrip panel and borders, slightly nicked and chipped at extremities, very good

Publication Details: The Fortune Press, n.d. [but 1951]

Notes: Signed by the author on the flyleaf: 'With best wishes, Michael Baldwin', beside the ownership inscription of his Oxford contemporary and fellow-poet (later publisher), James Price, dated 22.i. 51. Scarce. His first collection of poems, some of the verse having earlier appeared in 'Oxford Poetry' and 'Poetry from Oxford'; Baldwin was then still at St Edmund Hall – his obituary from the 2014 issue of the College magazine is laid in.

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Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1951]

Stock Number: 69043

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