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Travellers' Verse

Stock Code 109066

London, Frederick Muller, Ltd., 1946

Ownership signature of Bawden. A charming book of verse from Bawden's own library, illustrated by him, the poems and sonnets by various authors, including Hilaire Bellosc, Wilfred Blunt, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Crabbe, John Dryden, Lawrence Durrell, George Eliot, T.S. Eliot, Oliver Goldsmith, D.H. Lawrence, John Milton, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, as well as Shakespeare, Shelly, Spenser, Tennyson, Wordsworth, Yeats and many more.

First edition, Edward Bawden's copy with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper; 8vo (205 x 145 mm); 14 colour plates by Bawden, mild age-toning to text leaves, some mild rippling to some fore-edges, otherwise near-fine; later half red morocco gilt by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, top edge gilt, again near-fine; viii, 120 pp.

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