Item #338747 Selected Poems. Siegfried Sassoon.
Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Selected Poems

Signed with a Note and Self-Caricature

Selected Poems.

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1925.

First edition, half title a cancel. 75 pp. 1 vols. Small 8vo. Signed with a Note and Self-Caricature. Original blue cloth titled in gilt. Very good plus (spine faded) Provenance: Sotheby's, 15 December 1987, lot 112. Item #338747

Signed by Sassoon with his monogram and with a note in his hand to the verso of the half title:
“Very rare Bibliographical Note. N.B. Cancelled sheet was here. Cancellation was caused chiefly by the circumstance of Lady ‘Dotty’ W.ll..l.y’s pomes being impermissibly advertised.”

On the title page Sassoon has doodled a self-caricature, also signed with his initials

“Lady Dotty”, Dorothy Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington, was a poet, biographer, and patron of the arts in the interwar years.

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