Eddie Marsh to John Drinkwater

1914 and Other Poems.

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

Price: $7,500.00

About the item

First edition of the poet's posthumous second book. Photogravure frontispiece portrait in profile view by Sherril Schell. 63 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Eddie Marsh to John Drinkwater. Blue cloth, printed spine label. Near fine. Inscribed before publication from Edward Marsh to John Drinkwater on the front flyleaf: John from Eddie, June 4th 1915. Morocco book label of John Drinkwater. Keynes 6; Hayward, English Poetry, 32; NCBEL, IV, p. 241.

Item #322896

An outstanding association from the inner circle of Rupert Brooke’s poet friends.

Marsh, who was Brooke’s agent, edited the Collected Poems. Both he and Drinkwater wrote memoirs of Brooke.