contributes his poem 'Ceremonial Ode' and a holograph facsimile of a hitherto unprinted address to the Leeds University publication Verse Anthology 1924-1948. Complied by the editorial staff of the Gryphon and with a dust wrapper design by Henry Moore. .
Leeds University, 1949. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition (first printing). Slim 8vo. 80pp. Decorated paper-covered boards reproducing the dust wrapper design, lettered in gold at spine. Endpapers browned and lightly spotted, with a touch of further spotting to one or two preliminary and concluding leaves. Former owner gift inscription neatly inked to the head of the front free endpaper. A very good copy in the specially commission Henry Moore dust wrapper, price-clipped, and lightly tanned, chafed and soiled. Other contributors include Herbert Read, Vernon Scannell, Robin Skelton, T.R.Hodgson, Storm Jameson, Kenneth Muir &c, and illustrations and decorations are provided by Eric Westbrook, D.P.Henry, Maurice Walker and Robin Skelton. Very Good/Very Good.
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