"1914." Five Sonnets. Rupert Brooke.

"1914." Five Sonnets.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1915. Original grey printed wrappers.

First Separate Edition, published five months after 1914 AND OTHER POEMS (which included these sonnets). Included is "The Soldier," beginning with Brooke's 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.

Brooke had in fact died in a corner of a foreign field by the time this was published. This is a near-fine copy (very light soil, a couple of faint creases). Keynes 28. Item #13798

Price: $225.00

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