LEWIS (CECIL DAY) Poems in Wartime, 8vo; and 38 others, ALL INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS, including works by Walter de la Mare (3), Andrew Young (2), John Gawsworth, Gordon Bottomley, E.H.W. Meyerstein (11, including his first book, many with autograph letters loosely inserted), John Moore, and others (52)

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Lot 288
LEWIS (CECIL DAY)
Poems in Wartime, 8vo; and 38 others, ALL INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS, including works by Walter de la Mare (3), Andrew Young (2), John Gawsworth, Gordon Bottomley, E.H.W. Meyerstein (11, including his first book, many with autograph letters loosely inserted), John Moore, and others (52)

Sold for £ 1,125 (US$ 1,408) inc. premium
ROBERT FROST, EDWARD THOMAS AND THE DYMOCK POETS
LEWIS (CECIL DAY)
Poems in Wartime, inscribed "J.W. Haines with best wishes from C. Day Lewis, Christmas, 1940", 1940--FROST (ROBERT) The Complete Poem, inscribed "To Jack from Robert with all the old affection, Cheltenham June 6 1957", 1956; Recognition of Robert Frost, edited by Richard Thornton, inscribed "For Robert Haines of Gloucester from his old friend Robert Frost once of not far from Gloucester, Amherst, Mass., November 1937", New York, 1937--GIBSON (WILFRID) Krindelsyke, inscribed "J.W. Haines from Wilfred Gibson, 1922", 1922--ABERCROMBIE (LASCELLES) Phoenix, inscribed "Jack & Dollie Haines from Lascelles Abercrombie", 1923; Principles of English Prosody, inscribed "Jack & Dollie Haines with love L.A., May 1st 1923", 1923--DE LA MARE (WALTER) The Return, inscribed "J.H. Haines with best wishes from W.J. de la Mare, May 1, 1921", 1922; The Fleeting, "To Jack & Dollie with love from J., 1933", 1933; Memory and Other Poems, inscribed "Jack from Jack, April 27, 1938", 1938--ARMSTRONG (MARTIN) Victorian Peep-show, inscribed "Jack & Dolly Haines with love from Martin Armstrong, 1938", loosely inserted typed poem starting "Jack Haines he bought a Girls' School, but he entered just too late... [and ends] And now he's a solicitor with no one to solicit", 1938--GARNETT (EDWARD, editor) Letters from John Galsworthy, inscribed "Feb. 1936. John W. Haines from Edward Garnett", 1934; Friday Nights, inscribed "John Haines from Edward Garnett, Oct. 1917", 1922--FREEMAN (JOHN) Prince Absalom, inscribed "John Haines from John Freeman", 1925--YOUNG (ANDREW) Nicodemus, inscribed "Jack Haines from Andrew Young", 1937; A Prospect of Flower, inscribed "To Jack Haines from Andrew Young", with an ALS taped in, 1945--FREEMAN (GERTRUDE) AND JOHN SQUIRE, editors. John Freeman's Letters, inscribed "To Jack & Dollie [Haines] from Gertrude", pp.177-248 the letters by Haines, several pencil annotations, 1936, publisher's bindings, some in dust-jackets, 8vo; and 38 others, ALL INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHORS, including works by Walter de la Mare (3), Andrew Young (2), John Gawsworth, Gordon Bottomley, E.H.W. Meyerstein (11, including his first book, many with autograph letters loosely inserted), John Moore, and others (52)

Footnotes

  • A collection of presentation copies from the authors to Jack Haines, including one from Robert Frost reading "For Robert Haines of Gloucester from his old friend Robert Frost once of not far from Gloucester...".

Saleroom notices

  • There are 50 items in this lot, not 52 as stated in the catalogue.
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