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Poems by Wifred Owen. With an Introduction by Siegfried Sassoon.
London, Chatto & Windus. Printed by Morrison and Gibb Ltd. Edinburgh. First Edition. 1920 - 6 7/8 inches x 8 6/8 inches; half-title; frontispiece photographic portrait of Owen in his uniform, printed in brown tones, with the tissue guard present; title-page; introduction by Siegfried Sassoon; short preface by Owen; contents; second half-title; [12]pp., pp. 1-33, with printer's name on the reverse of p. 33. Red cloth over boards, printed paper title label on the spine. The tissue guard shows some age-related tanning, with slight offsetting to the title-page light tanning to endpapers, half-title, page edges; light wear to the spine ends, light wear to the title label, a small buckle to the cloth on the upper left of the back cover, some light fading, tanning to the spine and cover margins. A very good copy of the author's rare, fragile, and first and only book. Connolly, The Modern Movement 36. Contents: Titles of the Poems: Strange Meeting, Greater Love, Apologia pro Poemate Meo, The Show, Mental Cases, Parable of the Old Men and the Young, Arms and the Boy, Anthem for Doomed Youth, The Send-off, Insensiblity, Dulce et Decorum est, The Sentry, The Dead-Beat, Exposure, Spring Offensive, The Chances, S. I. W., Futility, Smile, Smile, Smile, Conscious, A Terre, Wild with Regrets, Disabled. "For the preparation of this book thanks are primarily due to Miss Edith Sitwell. [-]" (-From the reverse of the half-title). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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