A first edition copy of this critique of late 19th century and early 20th century poetry, signed by the author Edith Sitwell. This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed. A first edition of this work in the publisher's original cloth binding.
Inscribed by the author to the front free end paper. She became an advocate of innovative trends in English poetry, and befriended and helped many young writers.In this volume she studies the work of T. Eliot, William Butler Yeats, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Sacheverell Sitwell and Ezra Pound, with an overview of the contemporary poetry of the time and notes on innovations in prose.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally smart, with fading to the spine and faint marks to the front board. Pages are bright and clean except for the odd spot to the first and last few pages.
Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones.
Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will.
Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair.
As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described.
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