With original lithographs by William Scott.London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1945 Stock Code: 124034
First edition, first impression, scarce in this condition. This anthology of poems about warfare was part of the New Excursions Into English Poetry series, which was edited by W. J. Turner and Sheila Shannon. It contains poems by writers including Siegfried Sassoon, Herman Melville, and Walt Whitman, amongst others.
Octavo. Original white illustrated boards, spine and front cover lettered in grey and black. With dust jacket.
With 12 chromolithographic plates by Scott.
Covers lightly toned and stained, extremities slightly rubbed, text block lightly toned. A very good copy in the toned jacket, a little foxing, tape repair to verso of spine ends.
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