The War Poems.London, William Heinemann, 1919 Stock Code: 111246
NotesFirst edition, first impression, in the scarce jacket. This collection presents 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 (1917) and Counter-Attack (1918).
Small octavo. Original red cloth, printed paper labels to spine and front board. With the dust jacket.
Spine very slightly faded, minor foxing to edge of text block. An excellent, bright copy in the jacket with faded spine and some minor chips to extremities.
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