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    Sale 2514 | Lot 31
    Price Realized: $344With Buyer's Premium
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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.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $344