BLUNDEN (EDMUND) Autograph letter signed, to his friend and fellow poet Ralph Hodgson, 1922; and an inscribed copy of 'Old Homes' (2)
Lot 13
BLUNDEN (EDMUND) Autograph letter signed, to his friend and fellow poet Ralph Hodgson, 1922; and an inscribed copy of 'Old Homes' (2)
£200 - 300
US$ 320 - 480

Lot Details
BLUNDEN (EDMUND)
Autograph letter signed, to his friend and fellow poet Ralph Hodgson, sending his poem Old Homes: "The little poem is in its unrevised state. It was printed as you see by a plain man with a leaning towards straw hats and watching the trains go by" and apologising that "I am a little too shaky this morning to write much, some curious over-dreaming has done it", one page, browned overall, splits at central fold neatly repaired, 8vo, Stansfield, near Clare, 19 June 1922

Footnotes

  • The advance copy of the privately-printed Old Homes is included in the lot, inscribed on the upper cover: "R. Hodgson / from the culprit / Stansfield, near Clare / 19 June 1922", FIRST EDITION, limited to 100 copies, [4 pages], original wrappers, browned and dust-stained (especially the covers), 8vo, W. T. Ward, Printer and Stationer, Clare, 1922.
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