[Complete set of] New Numbers.Ryton, Dymock, Gloucester: Crypt House Press, February-December 1914 Stock Code: 142645
The first appearance of Brooke's "The Soldier"; inscribed by DrinkwaterFirst editions, first impressions; the first volume inscribed by Drinkwater on the title page "John Drinkwater Chicago December 1932". The four issues comprising the complete run of New Numbers include 41 poems, 15 of which are by Rupert Brooke. The majority of the poems in Brooke's 1914 and Other Poems first appeared here, including the first publication of his famous poem "The Soldier".
4 volumes, octavo. Original blue-grey wrappers printed in black. Housed in a blue quarter morocco slipcase and chemise.
A fine set.
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