Travellers' Verse
Travellers' Verse

BAWDEN, Edward (illustrator). M.G. LLOYD THOMAS (compiler). Travellers' Verse.

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BAWDEN, Edward (illustrator). M.G. LLOYD THOMAS (compiler). Travellers' Verse London: Frederick Muller. 1946.

8vo. Publisher's pictorial cloth, in repeat dustwrapper by Bawden; pp. viii + 120; with 16 fine full-bleed lithographed plates in colours by Bawden; a very good, bright copy , both externally and internally, and uninscribed, in an attractive, unclipped dustwrapper (10/6) with 2 small chips to head of spine, nicking to tail and forecorners, and a couple of very short and closed edge tears (longest 1cm).
First edition. An anthology of 81 individual poems by those who have travelled "in fancy or fact or in both" including work by Coleridge, John Milton, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, T.S. Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Rudyard Kipling. A volume in the New Excursions into English Poetry series.