Binyon, Laurence ~ The Winnowing-Fan : Poems On The Great War : Signed By The Author
Elkin Mathews : 1914
The First UK printing published by Elkin Mathews (London) in 1914. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. A little pushing at the spine ends with a few nicks at the lower spine end. Gilt titling to the front board and spine remain very bright. Light offsetting to the end papers. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Light spotting to the page edges in a few places. A tipped in 'British Museum W.C.1' plate to the half title which has been signed and dated by the author: ' Laurence Binyon, March 1935'. The famous collection of WW1 poems containing the first publication of 'For the Fallen' containing the famous lines : 'At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will still remember them.....'. No wrapper. Laurence Binyon worked for many years as a curator at the British Museum. A very scarce title more-so with such attributes.
CONDITION: Very Good++