By the Sea, and Other Poems.

(West.) HENDERSON (Fred)

By the Sea, and Other Poems.

Description: SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION, pp. 78, foolscap 8vo, original maroon cloth, backstrip and upper board lettered in gilt, rubbed to extremities, corners gently pushed, the cloth faintly mottled overall, free endpapers faintly browned, bookplate to front pastedown, ink numerals to top corner of rear pastedown, good

Publication Details: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892

Notes: The copy of author, Rebecca West – with her inscription, 'Rebecca West, from the author', to the flyleaf. Though the precise nature of their acquaintance is unclear, it perhaps relates to West's long-term lover, H.G. Wells, who was friendly with Henderson and provided an introduction to his 'The Case for Socialism' – certainly, Henderson's association with anarchist and socialist politics would seem to be the crux of the association, and is reflected in much of the verse here, as well as in the dedication to his 'comrade' Frederic Charles, 'now undergoing ten years' penal servitude for his...more

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Price: £60

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1892

Stock Number: 70240

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