Collected Poems of Ivor Gurney: Chosen, Edited, and with an Introduction by P.J. Kavanagh (Ivor Gurnney) soon to be presented for sale on the brilliant BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 1982, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Laid in ms from the author relating to the choice of a plant, assume within a poem, to the previous owner. Dated 1982.
From the cover: As a composer of songs, Ivor Gurney (1890-1937) has a well-established reputation, but as a poet he has been slow to take his place among the writers of the First World War, although some critics have regarded him as one of the most original and interesting poets of the early twentieth century.
This collection of poems, although not complete, represents the most substantial edition of Gurneys work to appear so far. It includes more than 300 poems, 117 of which have not been collected before. Two volu…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 284 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.
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