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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books of poetry; also individual poems and related ephemera.

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  1. 125916
    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection, his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 125916

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  2. 127049
    A rare wartime issue of part of Rupert Brooke's best-known poems, "The Dead", printing on a large single sheet the first stanza, beginning "Blow out, you bugles... ". The sheet is signed below on two printed lines over the legend "War Command" Lieutenant-General Sir Fenton Aylmer (1862-1935), recipient of the Victoria Cross... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 127049

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  3. 121533

    Works.

    London: 1916-8

    First UK editions, first impressions. An attractively bound set of Brooke's works:
    i) John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama first written by Brooke in 1911-2 for the fellowship at King's College, Cambridge, John Webster was first published in the US four days before its UK publication.
    ii) Letters from America... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 121533

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  4. 119975
    First edition, first impression, one of 500 copies issued. Poems was Brooke's first collection; his previous poetry having been written for school competitions and printed solely for private distribution. Brooke developed a fatal case of blood poisoning from an insect bite while anchored off Skyros; he died on 23 April 1915... Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 119975

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  5. 89359
    Limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 514. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 89359

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