King of Asine and other poems

George Seferis' first UK published book of poems


George Seferis, translated from the Greek by Bernard Spencer, Nanos Valaoritis and Lawrence Durrell, introduction by Rex Warner


John Lehmann, London, 1948
King of Asine and other poemsKing of Asine and other poemsKing of Asine and other poems

Printing Details

First UK edition, hardback bound in the original red cloth with printed titling to spine. 21.5 × 14cm, 82pp.

This book was the first of Greek poet George Seferis' to be published in the UK, and contains poems from four of his previously published Greek books: Myth of our History; Ancient Dances; Poems from 'A Book of Exercises' and Poems from 'Log Book' 1 and 2. The last contains King of Asine.


This copy is in good solid shape, but there is a little fading to the spine and joints, and some rubbing off of the titling to the spine.



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