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Sale 2514 Lot 31
A.E. HOUSMAN (1859-1936)
A Shropshire Lad.
8 color illustrations by William Hyde. 8vo, gilt-pictorial brown cloth. London: Heinemann, (1908).
Estimate $200 - 300
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.