Wilfred Owen: letters & poems. Selected, edited, and with an Introduction by Jeremy Hooker.Wales, Gwasg Gregynog, 2007 Stock Code: 137877
NotesFirst edition, first impression, one of 200 copies only, Jeremy Hooker's own copy with "Editor's copy" instead of a number written on the limitation page. This is a handsomely bound selection of Owen's letters and poems, mostly written and completed between 1917 and 1918, before the author was killed in action in November 1918.
Quarto (185 x 285mm). Contemporary brown half-calf, titles to spine in blind, yellow and brown infantry patterned cloth boards, fore edge and bottom edge uncut, hand-sewn silk endbands, brown endpapers, publishers watermark to contents. In the publisher's brown cloth slipcase.
Illustrated with frontispiece and 18 colour engravings by Harry Brockway, titles to text in brown.
With the publisher's announcement laid-in loose. Bottom tips slightly rubbed, else a fine copy, square and firm, contents bright. Several small marks to rear page of publication announcement.
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