POEMS. London: The Richards Press Ltd., 1938. Small quarto, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge gilt. Fourth edition, augmented and revised, trade issue. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Gawsworth on the half title page: "J. H. Hogarth Gante's / copy of / [POEMS] / by / John Gawsworth / certified by his friend, the writer. / (Not yet certified / himself / 1947)" Collection of sixteen short lyrical poems first published in 1933. Owen, John Gawsworth, Some Publications 1931-1944, p. . NCBEL IV 280. Mild foxing to text block and tanning to free endpapers along gutter margins, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with some rubbing and scuffing to spine panel. (#114815).
"Fourth Edition (Revised) January 1938" on copyright page.