St. George and The Dragon

London: Heinemann, 1919. First. Cloth. First printing. Blue cloth with spine lettering gilt; 104 pps. Collection of speeches and lectures given by Masefield with the theme of British spirit in the face of World War One. The title piece is a speech given for St. George's Day of 1918, follwed by a collection of lectures given in America between January and August, 1918. A fine, fresh copy in fine example of the rather scarce printed dust wrappers. Prev. own. bookplate front pastedown. Enclosed in a handsome vintage custom chemise and red half-leather slipcase titled in gilt, which is also in excellent condition. Fine / Fine. Item #F154

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