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Three Songs for St. Cecilia's Day [Flodden W. Heron's copy]. W. H. AUDEN, Wystan Hugh, A. Edward Newton.
Three Songs for St. Cecilia's Day [Flodden W. Heron's copy]
Three Songs for St. Cecilia's Day [Flodden W. Heron's copy]

Three Songs for St. Cecilia's Day [Flodden W. Heron's copy]

n.p. Privately Printed [for Caroline Newton], 1941. Limited Edition. Stiff Wrappers. One of 250 copies issued by Caroline Newton as a Christmas keepsake for friends of her father, A. Edward Newton. In original mailing envelope with Caroline Newton's printed return address, postmarked Philadelphia, 1941, and hand-addressed to bibliographer and collector of rare materials on Lewis Carroll Flodden W. Heron in San Francisco. Crown 8vo (185 x 124mm): [16]pp. Stitched with blue cord in original French blue stiff paper wrappers printed in black. A Fine copy, virtually pristine. Bloomfield A25. Item #BB2552

The three poems were published originally in Harper's Bazaar, December, 1941. They are: "In a garden shady this holy lady . . . ," "I cannot grow . . . ," and "O ear whose creatures cannot wish to fall . . . " N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $235.00

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