Blunden, Edmund ~ Undertones Of War : With The Original Wrapper
Richard Cobden-Sanderson, London : 1928
The First UK printing published by Richard Cobden-Sanderson, London in1928. The BOOK is in near Fine with a little pushing at the lower spine end. Original black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Some offsetting to the end-papers with light spotting to the text-block. The plain buff WRAPPER with borders and lettering in black is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Some age related markings with some toning to the spine and edges. Small closed tear to the rear upper spine fold with a larger 4cm closed tear to the rear upper spine fold. Some minor splitting along the spine folds. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. A lovely example of this iconic work, considered along with Sassoon's 'Memoirs of An Infantry Officer' among the finest works to come from World War I.
CONDITION: Near Fine
JACKET: Very Good++