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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. 119569
    First edition, first impression, of one of the author's key collections of war poetry, and uncommon in the jacket. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 119569

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  2. 120866
    First edition, first impression, with very scarce dust jacket. This is Sassoon's first collection of war poetry. Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 120866

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  3. The Old Huntsman
    First edition, first impression. One of the author's key collections of war poetry. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 107138

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  4. 125619
    First edition, first impression. This is Sassoon's first collection of war poetry. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 125619

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  5. 124942

    Four Poems.

    Cambridge: January 1918

    Scarce offprint of four anti-war poems which were first published in the anti-militaristic The Cambridge Magazine the previous year. Edited by C. K. Ogden, The Cambridge Magazine was the first periodical to publish Sassoon's poems. The pamphlet features four of Sassoon's poems from 1917: Base Details (28 April); Does it... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 124942

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  6. 119624
    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 Collects a number of the author's best known war poems and much previously unpublished work.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

    Stock Code: 119624

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  7. 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key poetical statement on the war, collecting a number of the author's best known war poems, and numerous previously unpublished works.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

    Stock Code: 111246

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  8. The War Poems.
    First edition, first impression. A strikingly well preserved copy, rare thus, 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... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 112422

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  9. 120391comp
    Signed limited editions of the complete Sherston Trilogy: Fox-Hunting Man, number 33 of 260 copies; Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, number 464 of 750 copies; Sherston's Progress, number 206 0f 300 copies. Infantry Officer and Sherston's Progress are first editions, published simultaneously with the first trade editions;... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 120391

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  10. 125173
    First edition, first impression, a rare first issue with the infamous Sassoon poem intact. The story of the suppression of this issue is well recorded. This work printed a poem that Sassoon had written to Graves in letter form. Sassoon was horrified and demanded the recall of the edition and the excision of the offending... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 125173

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  11. 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

    Stock Code: 112189

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  12. 121415comp
    First illustrated edition, signed limited issue, number 130 of 320 copies signed by both the author and the artist, the slipcase numbered in pencil on the top edge. The illustrated edition was published in three formats - signed, hand-coloured, and regular trade - the year after the original edition was published. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 121415

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  13. Poems.
    First edition, first impression, of this collection of 14 poems parodying the work of Humbert Wolfe, who had irritated Sassoon for various reasons. Pinchbeck was a cheap alloy used for Victorian brooches; the pseudonym therefore suggested a fake poet. The book was published on 15 May 1931 in an edition of 1,000 copies. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 24730

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  14. The Old Century and Seven More Years.
    First edition, first impression, of the first volume in the author's autobiographical trilogy. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 89804

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