On Seeming to Presume.  Poems

DURRELL, Lawrence. On Seeming to Presume.

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DURRELL, Lawrence. On Seeming to Presume. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1948.

8vo., original red cloth, spine lettered in silver; with dust wrapper; pp. 59, [v]; endpapers lightly offset; a few light creases to pages, a very fresh copy nontheless, with one small closed tear (1cm) to upper panel of jacket.
First edition.
"If the term 'well-flavoured' can be applied to poetry, it is applicable to his. Bitter herbs, myserious condiments from Greek islands, and salt presumably from the mainland… Mr. Durrell's poetry is, in short, well-written." (Jacket).