The Life and Letters of Edward Thomas
from the library of noted Edward Thomas collector, F J Brittain
First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in the original brown cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22 × 14cm. xvii + 343pp.
A biography of poet, writer and countryman Edward Thomas from his early days in South London, through Oxford and meeting Helen Noble and his hard life as a writer to his decision to enlist to defend the English country he loved and his death on the Western Front in 1917. The biography is followed by a selection of letters, the book is illustrated with four photographs of Edward Thomas.
A solid enough copy but the boards have mottled markings and a few small stains. From the library of F Brittain, Cambridge, a noted Edward Thomas collector with his signature to ffep.
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