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THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot by  Anne (1912-2001) preface by T.S. Eliot Ridler - Hardcover - 1941 - from Abbey Antiquarian Books (SKU: F74857)

THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot

by Ridler, Anne (1912-2001) preface by T.S. Eliot

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London: Faber and Faber 1st edition first impression, 1941. Hardcover. Good/None. Octavo beige cloth, black lettered to spine (covers bit foxed tips worn some edge fading but sound) 160pp includes half title and titlepage. Endpapers with minor foxing but all other pages clear, paper bit tanned but not brittle, clean and supple. *Starting with Gerald Manley Hopkins and W.B. Yeats includes Ezra Pound, D.H.Lawrence, Edith Sitwell, Marianne Moore, Robert Graves, John Betjeman, W.H. Auden and lots more up to Dylan Thomas and Ruthven Todd. An interesting compilation with 5 page introduction by T.S. Eliot discussing what modernity is in poetry, why Hopkins and Yeats shuld be included though they are of an older generation etc.

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Abbey Antiquarian Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
F74857
Title
THE LITTLE BOOK OF MODERN VERSE chosen by Anne Ridler with a preface by T.S. Eliot
Author
Ridler, Anne (1912-2001) preface by T.S. Eliot
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
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Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Faber and Faber 1st edition first impression
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1941
Keywords
modern poetry T.S. Eliot
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction and Poetry;

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