Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
A.E. HOUSMAN (1859-1936)

A Shropshire Lad.

8 color illustrations by William Hyde. 8vo, gilt-pictorial brown cloth. London: Heinemann, (1908).

Additional Details

first illustrated edition. Housman's muse and unrequited love interest was fellow Oxford student, Moses Jackson. Literary critics have noted that he inspired many of the poems in this volume, a popular book during World War I.