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Gautama the Enlightened and other verse by  John Masefield - Signed First Edition - 1941 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: Biblio587)

Gautama the Enlightened and other verse

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Gautama the Enlightened and other verse

by Masefield, John

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About This Item

First edition. William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1941. Octavo. 62pp. Original blue cloth, faded, slightly bumped and worn to edges.

Inscribed 'For Gilbert Murray from John Masefield. Christmas. 1941' to ffep.

Two associated letters loosely inserted:

One, headed Burcote Brook, handwritten from Masefield to 'My dear Murray'. [Gilbert Murray]

The second, headed Magdalen College Oxford, dated 1957 from George W. Baer to Aunt Emmie.

Masefield, John Edward (1878–1967)

Murray, (George) Gilbert Aimé (1866–1957)

Professor George W. Baer University of California, Peace Fellow at The Hoover Institution Stanford. Author.


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Gautama the Enlightened and other verse
Masefield, John
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William Heinemann Ltd
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ALS, Poetry, Gilbert Murray, George W. Baer
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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