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ID: 2444
In Pursuit of Spring
THOMAS, Edward


Category: First Edition

Place/Publisher/Date:
London, Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1914.

Description:

First edition, first issue; 8vo; original boards with gilt decoration and original dust jacket. Six tipped in plates with tissue guards. In 1913, Edward Thomas cycled from London to Somerset to "meet the spring". The vivid account of his journey, became In Pursuit of Spring. It was this work which lead Robert Frost to argue to his friend Thomas that he should be writing poetry. A rare copy of this book in a dust jacket which retains the illustrated plate to the front panel. A fine copy with a little wear to the spine ends and extremities of the dust jacket.

Price £1750.00

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