The Wandering Islands 1955, First Edition Near Fine Binding / Very Good Dust Jacket


First Edition, 1955. The first collection of verse by one of our finest poets. Binding near fine tight, clean & bright. Red endpapers with purple on reverse are vg. The original newspaper review of the book, taped to fep, says; "One of the best of our living poets is A.D. Hope whose first collection of verse has just been published under the title, The Wandering Islands - Edwards & Shaw, 15/-". Small neat owner inscription on red endpaper. Dust jacket is unclipped with original price of fifteen shillings present. Gold titles to front jacket; black titles on spine. There is a small closed split at top of jacket & very mild wear at edges, else a very good book indeed. 73 pp. Now protected by removable archival sleeve. *** Edwards & Shaw 

Author: Hope, A. D.
Published: 1955 Edwards & Shaw Sydney, Australia
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

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