Title The Collected Poems: With a Memoir. VERY HANDSOMELY BOUND IN HALF SCOTCH DEERSKIN BY HATCHARDS.
Seller ID 75101
Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. London. August 1918. Second impression of first edition, thus which came out in July, 1918. clix, [159 page memoir of the poet] + 160 pages of the poetry. Portrait frontis. with tissue-guard. Very handsomely bound in half tan Scotch deerskin, which is very rarely used but was only available because deer were shot due to war time food shortages. It was tanned and dyed for Hatchards of Piccadilly. It was prepared free from injurious acids and the natural grain of the deerskin has been preserved. Floral patterned boards, top edge gilt. Slight wear along extremities of spine, which is also slightly faded. Some browning to pages otherwise a clean and sound copy of a beautifully bound volume.