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Constantinople: Eight Poems.
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Constantinople: Eight Poems.

Published: London: Privately printed at The Complete Press, 1915

Stock code: 94065

Price: £3,250

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First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author to her mother on the verso of the front wrapper: “B.M., Hever, April 25th 1915.” “Bonne Mama” or “B.M.” was Vita Sackville-West’s nickname for her mother.

Octavo. Original blue wrappers, front wrapper lettered in black, edges uncut. Housed in a custom blue solander box, lettered and blocked with a half moon in gilt, and marbled inners. Edges a little nicked and faded, rust mark to title page continuing through next two pages and to verso of front wrapper.

Bibliography: Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme A2.

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