HODGSON, William Hope.
The Calling of the Sea.
First edition, first impression. This poetry collection was published posthumously by Hodgson’s widow, Betty (“Bessie”) Gertrude Farnworth; Hodgson died in the First World War, killed by an artillery shell at Ypres on 17 April, 1918.
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Octavo. Original blue-green boards, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. Potrait frontispiece. Spine cracked but holding, light foxing to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the lightly toned jacket, with a couple of short closed tears to extremities, and minor loss to spine ends, with tape repairs to verso.