VG-(slight wear to front cover and spine) , without dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : On Heaven and Other Poems Written on Active ...
Éditeur : John Lane Bodley Head, London/1918. First Edition.
Reliure : Hardback.
Description du livre John Lane, London, 1918. État : VG, bookplate. Blue cloth with gilt title. 128 pp. Printed on untrimmed paer. Quite nice. N° de réf. du libraire 100138
Description du livre John Lane, The Bodley Head, London and New York, 1918. Lower cover a little bubbled, slight wear at extremities, spine dulled and some foxing at fore-edge, nevertheless a nice copy Harvey A50 "Several of the poems were written under fire and all but five while Ford was serving in Wales, on the Somme or in the Ypres salient . During the late war ["On heaven"] was circulated by H.M. Department of Propaganda as being likely to make soldiers take a cheerful view of death" (Harvey), having previously been declared blasphemous and withdrawn from Fortnightly Review by the Home Secretary. Original pale blue cloth lettered in gilt, uncut First Edition, cancel half-title (not mentioned by Harvey). N° de réf. du libraire 16384