London: Jonathan Cape, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 54pp. Slim octavo [20 cm] Light blue cloth over boards with the title lettered in silver on the backstrip. Very good, with very subtle staining on the front cover. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with age-toning, a couple of minor chips in the edges, and a 1" branched closed tear that has been backed with tape at the head of the jacket's spine. Also marginally soiled and stained. Item #40236
Poems dealing with the pains of war, as well as the richness of being alive. Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet.