Blunden, Edmund

Title Edmund Blunden. A Selection of His Poetry and Prose
Date London 1950
Publisher Rupert Hart-Davies


First Edition, first impression. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Clear, removable, archival protective sleeve fitted to dust-jacket. Octavo. [A]8 B-Z8 AA4; pp. vi, 376 with frontispiece photograph of the poet. Together with a signed, handwritten letter by Edmund Blunden, dated '20 X 1950', from his home in Virginia Water, within an envelope addressed to John R. Surry Esq., St. John's College, Oxford. The letter declines an invitation to speak to The Spenser Society pleading the problem of 'how to get over the economic bothers of the day, from which I imagine only a few authors are exempt.' Also referring to his opinion that 'our Press is very capricious & imperfect'.


A book in Very Good condition, with spotting to fore-edge, in a Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket.
Price: £98.00

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