Songs and Sonnets For England in War Time


1914, First Edition. Being a Collection of Lyrics by Various Authors Inspired by The Great War. Red binding with gold gilt titles to front board. Clean & tight internally with some foxing to front endpapers. Gold gilt to top edge. Frontis design by Vernon Hill. Songs include: The Spirit of Britain; Hymn after Battle; To the Crew of H.M.S. Birmingham; To the Belgians from England; A cap to fit The Kaiser; Armageddon; Ghosts at Boulogne; The Shirker; The Kaiser and God.....and many more. A little foxing/tanning to endpapers, edges. The book has an inscription which reads For Remembrance, Christmas 1914. Contains 45 authors, some of which have multiple entries. The front and back boards are both good with slight fading at top of front but the spine is quite badly faded & stained [please see photo]. 96 pp.

Authors: Multiple authors.

Edition: First Edition

Published by: John Lane, The Bodley Head

Printed by: The Ballantyne Press, Tavistock St, Covent Garden, London.

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