English Poetry; An Illustrated Catalogue of First and Early Editions Exhibited in 1947 at 7 AldemarleStreet, London, John Hayward, 1950 numbered, limited edition
English Poetry; An Illustrated Catalogue of First and Early Editions Exhibited in 1947 at 7 AldemarleStreet, London. Compiled and Revised by John Hayward, 1950 numbered, limited edition.
Published for the National Book League, Cambridge University Press, 1950. First edition thus. Following the 1947 edition without illustrations, this edition was published in 1950, with Additions and Corrections. This illustrated issue was limited to 550 numbered copies, of which nos. 31-550 were offered for sale. This being number 361.
A near fine green cloth hardback with gilt in a good dustjacket. The jacket is housed in removable clear protective plastic and has tape strengthening to rear of spine and some small edge tears and nicks. Soundly bound. With shiny gilt top edge to text block.
Text is clean and bright throughout and is a well illustrated and informative catalogue.
Text in English.
x + 148pp + 2pp Plates Title & Note + 1 tissue guard + 381 Plates (for 346 entries), on unnumbered pages.
Weight approximately 968g.
Approx Dimensions: 256mm high x 194mm wide x 24mm deep.