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OWEN, Wilfred; SASSOON, Siegfried (editor).

Poems.

Stock Code
103145
London, Chatto & Windus, 1920
£8,750

Only 1000 copies of this monumental collection were printed, with a second impression coming out the following year. And it is probably worth noting that jackets of the second impression are very similar to those on the first. The key therefore is to note the condition of the spine of the book itself. Crucially to be correct it must be entirely unfaded as in this example. Owen is, if not universally, then certainly very widely regarded as the best of all the Great War poets. He famously died in the very last days of the war having not published a book. Sassoon knew how good these poems were, and ensured they saw publication.

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Description

First edition, first impression, one of 1000 copies; 4to (22 x 17.5 cm); portrait frontispiece, page stock just a little toned as usual, partial offsetting to the endpapers; publisher's red cloth, paper title label to spine, with the dust jacket, couple of light marks to the upper board but a notably fresh copy in the dust jacket which has had a little internal repair and some professional work on two or three small chips.

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