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The Waggoner and other Poems.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd, 1920 - Octavo. Original purple cloth, printed paper label to spine, edges uncut. With the dust jacket. Spine very lightly faded, faint offsetting to endpapers, an excellent, bright copy in the jacket with browned spine, short closed tear to front panel. First edition, first impression, first issue. From an edition of 500, of which 250 copies were bound in purple cloth for immediate issue, 100 sets of sheets sent to New York for Knopf's American edition, and the remaining 150 bound up in green cloth later in 1920. Blunden's first trade publication, The Waggoner was issued with the encouragement and assistance of Siegfried Sassoon to whom Blunden had sent some of his work in his capacity as literary editor of the Daily Herald. With the spare label tipped in at the rear. Uncommon in the jacket in either issue, with four copies traced at auction. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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