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The Yellow Night. Poems 1940-41-42-43; Portrait and decorations by David Haughton

Barker, George); Allison, Drummond

Published by The Fortune Press, London, 1944
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Original black cloth, spine lettering dull as always; fine, basically. With an 8-line autograph working draft, extensively re-written, of Barker's "Love Poem VIII" written in pencil on the front endpaper, dated 1946. Drummond Allison (1921- 2 December 1943) was an English war poet of World War II. He was born in Caterham, Surrey, and educated at Bishop's Stortford College and at Queen's College, Oxford. After Sandhurst training, he became an intelligence officer in the East Surrey Regiment. He served in North Africa and Italy, where he was killed in action fighting on the Garigliano. Bookseller Inventory # 29302

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Title: The Yellow Night. Poems 1940-41-42-43; ...

Publisher: The Fortune Press, London

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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