Marlborough and other poems
1916, Charles Hamilton Sorley's poetry
Second edition, second printing. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. 20.5 × 14.5cm,  108pp.
The poetry of Charles Hamilton Sorley who was killed at the Battle of Loos in the Great War in October 1915. The poems consist of his early poetry as well as the small amount he write whilst serving in the army. Also included is a 6 page piece of prose from June 1915 entitled Behind the Lines. The book is illustrated with a frontispiece of the poet in uniform and a smaller school portrait to the rear.
The blue cloth is rubbed to the edges and joints, with a few small scuffs and marks. The contents are in good condition with secure binding and clean pages.