THE WAR POEMS OF SIEGFRIED SASSOON
Published by William Heinemann in London 1919
FIRST EDITION. Small 8vo. red clothbound hardback with cream paper title labels (designed by William Nicholson) to spine and upper board, in original, unclipped dust jacket. 95pp. featuring 64 poems, 12 of which were published here for the first time. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Outer edges of endpapers and areas of foredge of last few pages lightly stained in pale pink, presumably from the dust jacket. Untrimmed foredge a little dusty. Small, closed tear to outer edge of half-title page. Occasional light foxing. Outer edges of clothbound boards slightly faded with wear to top and base of spine and corners. Dust jacket damp-stained to outer edges with tanning and light soiling. Damage to dust jacket spine with closed tears and some loss at top and base (please see photos). Overall a Good copy of this scarce First Edition.