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SASSOON, Siegfried.

Rare books by Siegfried Sassoon, including first editions, signed first editions and finely bound copies of The War Poems.

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  1. The Daffodil Murderer.

    The Daffodil Murderer.

    Being the Chantrey Prize Poem.
    First edition, first impression of Sassoon's pseudonymously poem, published as the winner of the entirely fictional "Chantrey Prize", and given the wry advertisement on the front wrapper "Brilliant Beyond Belief". Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1913

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 105104

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  2. The Old Huntsman

    The Old Huntsman

    And Other Poems.
    First edition, first impression. One of the author's key collections of war poetry. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1917

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107138

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    The War Poems.

    First edition, first impression. Collects a number of the author's best known war poems and much previously unpublished work. This in many ways is Sassoon's key poetical statement on the war. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 1919

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 116285

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  4. The War Poems.

    The War Poems.

    First edition, first impression of Sassoon's key poetical statement on the war, collecting a number of the author's best known war poems, and numerous previously unpublished works. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1919

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111246

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  5. The War Poems.

    The War Poems.

    First edition, first impression of Sassoon's "savagely realistic and compassionate war poems" (Rupert Hart-Davis in ODNB), gathering 64 pieces, 12 of which appear in print for the first time here, the others having been published in two previous collections: The Old Huntsman (1917) and Counter-Attack (1918). A strikingly well preserved copy. Learn More
    £3,250

    Date of Publication: 1919

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 112422

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  6. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.
    signed

    Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.

    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue. Number 184 of 300 copies signed by the author and artist. Learn More
    £2,200

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 112189

    Signed: Yes

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  7. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.
    signed

    Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man.

    With illustrations by William Nicholson.
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue. Number 214 of 300 copies signed by the Sassoon and Nicholson on the limitation page. First published the previous year, Sassoon's "lightly fictionalized autobiography of his early years in Kent, in which he figures as the narrator George Sherston, was an immediate success, was awarded the Hawthornden and James Tait Black memorial prizes, and was quickly accepted as a classic of its kind—an elegy for a way of life which had gone for ever. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 112533

    Signed: Yes

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  8. Poems.

    Poems.

    First edition, first impression, of Sassoon's pseudonymously published collection of poems. Learn More
    £100

    Date of Publication: 1931

    Published: London:

    Stock Code: 24730

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  9. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.
    signed

    Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.

    With Illustrations by Barnett Freedman.
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue. Number 188 of 320 copies signed by the author and the artist. It was published the year after the first edition. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1931

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 111251

    Signed: Yes

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  10. The Old Century and Seven More Years.

    The Old Century and Seven More Years.

    First edition, first impression, of the first volume in the author's autobiographical trilogy. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1938

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 89804

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