Item #307716 1914 and Other Poems. Rupert Brooke.
1914 and Other Poems
1914 and Other Poems

‘But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold’

1914 and Other Poems.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson [Printed at the Complete Press, West Norwood], 1915.

First edition of the poet's posthumous second book. Photogravure frontispiece portrait in profile view by Sherril Schell. 63 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. ‘But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold’. Original blue cloth with printed spine label, dust jacket. A fine copy in faintly soiled dust jacket (small ink notation on pastedown; half-inch split at foot of front flap of jacket). Blue half morocco slipcase and chemise Keynes 6; Hayward, English Poetry, 32; NCBEL, IV, p. 241. Item #307716

Handsome copy of this landmark book of verse.

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