London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967). The Old Huntsman and other poems. London: William Heinemann, 1917. 8°. Half title, errata slip pasted onto p.V. Original grey paper boards, spine label lettered in green on spine (small upper section of spine detaching, some fading). Provenance: Norman Wilkinson (signature dated 1917 on front free endpaper); presentation inscription with initials dated 8/viii/56 on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION. Keynes A15. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE.
With the same author's Counter-Attack and other poems (London, 1918, original red wrappers, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR), The War Poems (London, 1919, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR) and Picture Show (Cambridge, 1919, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 200 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR). (4)
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