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Poems from the Desert. Verses by Members of the Eighth Army by  Stephen) (Gooden - Hardcover - One of 110 numbered copies signed by General Montgomery - 1944 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

Poems from the Desert. Verses by Members of the Eighth Army

by (Gooden, Stephen)

Condition: Original navy blue morocco-backed cloth, upper cover with morocco and gilt onlay, t.e.g. Fine copy


London: George G. Harrap, 1944. One of 110 numbered copies signed by General Montgomery. Engraved frontispiece signed and dated by the artist Stephen Gooden. 1 vols. 8vo. Original navy blue morocco-backed cloth, upper cover with morocco and gilt onlay, t.e.g. Fine copy. One of 110 numbered copies signed by General Montgomery. Engraved frontispiece signed and dated by the artist Stephen Gooden. 1 vols. 8vo. Collection of 27 poems, with a foreword by General Bernard Montgomery, here in the deluxe issue signed by the general. The frontispiece is classic Gooden, finely executed lines and a characteristic mixture of reality and fantasy.



  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 314294
  • Title: Poems from the Desert. Verses by Members of the Eighth Army
  • Author: (Gooden, Stephen)
  • Format/binding:Engraved frontispiece signed and dated by the artist Stephen Gooden. 1 vols. 8vo
  • Book condition: Used - Original navy blue morocco-backed cloth, upper cover with morocco and gilt onlay, t.e.g. Fine copy
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: One of 110 numbered copies signed by General Montgomery
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George G. Harrap
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1944
  • Keywords: British | World War II
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature; History, Travel & Geography;


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