Item #109294 “1914” Five Sonnets. Rupert Brooke.

“1914” Five Sonnets.

1915. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Limited, 1915.

16mo, (8) pp. unpaginated, gray paper wrappers, upper cover printed in blue, very slightly toned. Small dealer pencil note to top margin of title page and lower margin of final page, otherwise clean and near fine.

§ First separate edition, published five months after 1914 And Other Poems, which included these sonnets, and after Brooke’s death in the Aegean in April 1915. The five sonnets are “I. Peace”, “II. Safety”, “III. The Dead”, “IV. The Dead”, and "V. The Soldier", the last beginning with the famous lines “If I should die, think only this of me: / That there's some corner of a foreign field / That is for ever England”. Item #109294

Price: $100.00

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