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T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Roy Campbell & Others


Published: Faber & Faber, London, 1954

Edition: 1st.'s

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A complete set of 8 Vols. of this important set of illustrated poems. Comprising:

1. The Cultivation of The Christmas Tree. T.S. Eliot. Illustr. David Jones.

2. Mountains. W.H. Auden. Illustr. Edward Bawden.

3. Christmas Eve. C. Day Lewis. Illustr. Edward Ardizzone.

4. Nativity. Roy Campbell. Illustr. James Sellars.

5. The Other Wing.Louis MacNeice. Illustr. Michael Ayrton.

6. Sirmione Peninsula. Stephen Sender. Illustr. Lynton Lamb.

7. Prometheus. Edwin Muir. Illustr. John Piper.

8. The Winnowing Dream. Walter De La Mare. Illustr. Robin Jaques.

These are 8pp. publications sewn into wraps and enclosed in custom printed envelopes for posting. Each poem is illustrated by a full page coloured (mostly) frontispiece and other in-text drawings by a prominent artist/illustrator. All 8 vols. of this set are in fine condition in very good plus to fine original unused envelopes. I have made images of several but not all of the issues. Unusual as a complete set.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: Small 8vo.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
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  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT for S.African customers and PayPal or Bank Transfer for overseas clients. I regret that I no longer accept Credit Cards..
  • Trade Associations: SABDA

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