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JONES, David (1895-1974)
In Parenthesis. seinnyessit e gladyf ym penn mameu
London: Faber and Faber, 1938. [Great War Literature] THIRD IMPRESSION. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.xx; 226. With two lithographic illustrations after drawings by the author, and a map. Publisher's light tan cloth with titles blocked in grey and gilt to spine. Top edge grey. With the grey typographic dust-jacket. An exceptionally crisp copy, with a price-clipped jacket and just a hint of toning to spine and a little light handling. Near fine. First published in 1937, and described as 'the chanson de gestes of the... Welsh Cockney in the Great War.' Considered one of the best books on the Great War at the time, it won the Hawthorden Prize in 1938.
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books [United Kingdom]
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