Poems by Alan Seeger, with an Introduction by William Archer.
New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1916. 4to, xlvi, 174 pp. Brown ribbed cloth, gilt bordered and lettered title to upper cover, gilt lettering to backstrip, a near fine copy. Quarter morocco brown slipcase, with backstrip slightly sunned. First edition. Alan Seeger (1888-1916) was an American poet who enlisted in the French Foreign Legion and died in combat in World War One. He was the brother of the committed pacifist Charles Seeger whose son was the folksinger Pete Seeger. This is the first collected edition of his works and includes his war poems "I Have a Rendevouz With Death", "Champagne, 1915", and "Ode in Memory of the American Volunteers Fallen for France".
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