To My Mother.London, Faber & Gwyer, 1928 Stock Code: 128229
NotesSigned limited edition, number 463 of 500 large-paper copies printed on English handmade paper, numbered and signed by the author. Number 14 in the Ariel Poems series, Sassoon's poem pays tribute to his mother, Theresa Thornycroft Sassoon (1853-1947).
Octavo. Original orange paper-covered boards, titles to cover in gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.
Black and white illustrated half title and colour illustrated plate by Stephen Tennant.
Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper, "Siegfried Sassoon 1886-1928" to front pastedown and further annotation written in same hand to verso of front free endpaper. Spine slightly toned, marginal fading to boards, a few spots to rear paste down; a near fine copy.
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