First edition of The Mind's Eye, essays by Edmund Blunden, published by Jonathan Cape in 1934. The sections of the book are entitled 'Flanders', 'Japan', 'England' and 'The World of Books'
Edmund Blunden (1896-1974) was the longest serving First World War poet, and saw continuous action in the front line, between 1916-18. He worked between 1919 and 1970 as a poet, literary editor, journalist, biographer and lecturer, travelling and teaching in England, Japan and Hong Kong. His connections with the Far East spanned from 1924 - 1964. He was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 1966.
Th green cloth binding, without dustwrapper, is slightly faded, and there is some foxing to the preliminary pages and to the edges of the text block. The overall condition is used good.