A Song to David, with other poems.
Chosen with biographical and critical preface and notes by Edmund Blunden.London: Richard Cobden-Sanderson, 1924 Stock Code: 128469
First edition, first impression, of Blunden's edition of the poems of 18th-century lunatic poet Christopher Smart, most likely written during his stay in mental asylums, where he was confined from 1757 to 1763. With a contemporary newspaper clipping on Smart pasted to the front endpapers. Scarce in the dust jacket.
Octavo. Original red cloth, printed label to spine, top edge trimmed, others uncut. With dust jacket.
A very good copy in the dust jacket, lightly soiled with mark to spine panel.
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