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Through Eyes Of Youth


by E. Cecil Roberts


(James Clarke & Co. - First Edition, 1914)

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A Very Good First Edition, first printing of this early collection of poetry by the English novelist and poet. This was Roberts' second published collection of poems (his first, "Phyllistrata and Other Poems", was published in 1913).

Book Condition - Very Good: Hardback, 12mo (approx 7.5 inches / 19 cm tall), 79 pages with a tissue guarded mono photograph of Cecil Roberts tipped onto the frontis sheet and one page of advertisements for his two previous books at the rear.

Light general wear to the original blue boards and spine (wear to corner tips with tiny amount of underlying board visible at rear board bottom corner, light to moderate rubbing and bruising to spine extremities), gilt spine lettering and front board edging clear and bright.

Securely bound with hinges fully intact, an instance of early separation between pages 32-33 was previously strengthened with cellotape and this has left a half inch strip of brown discolouration on both pages adjoining the gutter, light to moderate browning / foxing to endpapers plus prelims and last few pages at rear, owner's ex-libris bookplate on front free endpaper, infrequent very light internal foxing, internally Very Good in a clean condition throughout.

No dust jacket.

Total weight with packaging 375g.

Through Eyes Of Youth by E. Cecil Roberts (James Clarke & Co. - First Edition, 1914)

Somer Books, Midsomer Norton, Bath, England