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Powell. Charles; The Poets in the Nursery - With an introduction by John Drinkwater

£49.99

Product description

Dated 1920. Original price on cover 5/- net. Signature on front dust cover in pencil eligible. Pencil dedication on front inside page appears to reads "A. N. Gtveen: Armitage 1920. {Surrendered and into the use of Walter de la Mere this 12th day of June 1933 in furtherance of a confabulation at Padlow on June 9th but adjourned since die] R. N. G.A.". Pencil dedicated on back inside page appears to read "Lives of small men all remind us we must write our lives ourselves and departing leave behind us two octaros on our shelves. Widows on the shores of time."

Book itself in poor condition but value and uniqueness in dedications. Dust cover ripped in two (but both parts still wrapped around book) with multiple rips around spine, folds, top and bottom as well as darkening and fading to it. Creasing to edges and corners of hard cover. Book plate attached to inside of front hard cover. Foxing to edges of pages, which also have small rips (not affecting text), possibly caused by worming. Some pages trimmed by up to a centimetre at bottom or half a centimetre at side (again not affecting text). dis-colourant to dedication pages and some minor yellowing throughout.

Item details

Added value:
Given to Walter de la Mare in 1935. Dedications on front and back inner back pages
Author(s):
Powell, Charles
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
80
Publisher:
The Bodley Head

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Dated 1920. Original price on cover 5/- net. Signature on front dust cover in pencil eligible. Pencil dedication on front inside page appears to reads "A. N. Gtveen: Armitage 1920. {Surrendered and into the use of Walter de la Mere this 12th day of June 1933 in furtherance of a confabulation at Padlow on June 9th but adjourned since die] R. N. G.A.". Pencil dedicated on back inside page appears to read "Lives of small men all remind us we must write our lives ourselves and departing leave behind us two octaros on our shelves. Widows on the shores of time."

Book itself in poor condition but value and uniqueness in dedications. Dust cover ripped in two (but both parts still wrapped around book) with multiple rips around spine, folds, top and bottom as well as darkening and fading to it. Creasing to edges and corners of hard cover. Book plate attached to inside of front hard cover. Foxing to edges of pages, which also have small rips (not affecting text), possibly caused by worming. Some pages trimmed by up to a centimetre at bottom or half a centimetre at side (again not affecting text). dis-colourant to dedication pages and some minor yellowing throughout.

Added value:
Given to Walter de la Mare in 1935. Dedications on front and back inner back pages
Author(s):
Powell, Charles
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
80
Publisher:
The Bodley Head

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