3 1/3 pages, 8vo, discussing -- a week after Flecker's death in Davos -- his relationship with Flecker and commenting on the latter's poetry and personality: "...I am very much grieved -- I think he had real source of beauty inside him & that there was far more to come than he had given out. But I think what he left gives him a place among the English poets -- much of it is lovely & unique...It's very nice of you to think that I helped him. [Marsh promoted Flecker's works and dedicated the second volume of Georgian Poetry to his memory.] I did what I could but I'm afraid it didn't amount to much -- & in the nature of things it could only be a beginning..."; together 2 vols., 8vo, original bindings, cloth slipcases, FIRST EDITIONS. Danielson 106: "When the book was transferred to Mr. Martin Secker, the remaining copies of this special [the deluxe] edition were issued with a cancel title-page, bearing Mr. Secker's imprint, thus making the original issue considerably less than 50 copies"; Hayward 326. (3) " /> FLECKER, JAMES ELROY. The Golden Journey to Samarkand, London: Max Goschen, 1913, <I>paper vellum-backed boards, t.e.g., partly unopened.</I> LIMITED ISSUE, one of 50 deluxe copies (this no. 7) numbered and signed by the author on the certificate of issue pasted to inside front cover, fine; Another copy, <I>blue cloth, uncut, a few slight bumps, original printed dust jacket (damaged),</I> Ordinary Issue, ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed by the Georgian poetry editor and anthologist Edward Marsh to Edmund Gosse on front free endpaper: "E.G. from Eddie, July 1913" (publication month). Laid in is an autograph letter signed ("Eddie") from Marsh to Gosse, [London], 6 January 1915, <I>3 1/3 pages, 8vo,</I> discussing -- a week after Flecker's death in Davos -- his relationship with Flecker and commenting on the latter's poetry and personality: "...I am very much grieved -- I think he had real source of beauty inside him & that there was far more to come than he had given out. But I think what he left gives him a place among the English poets -- much of it is lovely & unique...It's very nice of you to think that I helped him. [Marsh promoted Flecker's works and dedicated the second volume of <I>Georgian Poetry</I> to his memory.] I did what I could but I'm afraid it didn't amount to much -- & in the nature of things it could only be a beginning..."; <I>together 2 vols., 8vo, original bindings, cloth slipcases,</I> FIRST EDITIONS. Danielson 106: "When the book was transferred to Mr. Martin Secker, the remaining copies of this special [the deluxe] edition were issued with a cancel title-page, bearing Mr. Secker's imprint, thus making the original issue considerably less than 50 copies"; Hayward 326. (3) | Christie's