ROSS, Alan. The Derelict Day: Poems in Germany. London: John Lehmann, . 8°. (Some light spotting to title and first few leaves.) Original pale blue cloth, dust-jacket by John Minton (a few nicks and short tears). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY TO ANTHONY HOBSON, inscribed on the front free endpaper, “Anthony from Alan.” With 11 other books by the same author: Time Was Away. A Notebook in Corsica (London, 1948, illustrations by John Minton, PRESENTATION COPY TO CYRIL CONNOLLY), The Forties (London, , PRESENTATION COPY TO CYRIL CONNOLLY), Something of the Sea (London, 1954), To Whom It May Concern (London, 1958), African Negatives (London, 1962, printed on pink paper), North from Sicily (London, 1965), The Taj Express (1973), Open Sea (1975), Death Valley and Other Poems in America (1980), Blindfold Games (1986) and Coastwise Lights (1988); all FIRST EDITIONS IN DUST-JACKETS, PRESENTATION COPIES TO ANTHONY HOBSON (except where indicated).
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