SNOW AND SAND: POEMS FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN 1942-1944. Calcutta: Susil Gupta, . Small quarto, pp. 64, frontispiece portrait of Gawsworth drawn by T. C. Dugdale, original buff boards with printed paper labels affixed to front and spine panels. First edition. Signed inscription by Gawsworth on the front free endpaper: "For Mark Longaker / who also loves Italy (pp. 46-7) / from his friend the writer / John Gawsworth / 1947." Longaker was a critic and editor. Poems from previous volumes of material written at the front in North Africa and other parts of the Mediterranean theater. NCBEL IV 280. A fine copy in fair pictorial dust jacket with internal and external tape mends and considerable chipping and loss to lettering on spine panel. Like all of Gawsworth's publications with Indian imprints, this is rather scarce. (#114826).
"First edition October 1945" on copyright page.