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TOMMY RHYMES

TOMMY RHYMES

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TOMMY RHYMES

by Diehl, Arthur V

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Boston: Marshall Jones Company [The Plimpton Press: Norwood, Mass.], 1921. First Edition. brown pictorial cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Arthur V. Diehl. Presentation Copy SIGNED with an Original Pen Drawing of a Dying WWI Soldier by the Poet-Illustrator laid in [It may have been a front endpaper that was added to this text by the author for this "Author's Edition."]<br/> 12 mo, brown pictorial cloth, matching pictorial tan and black dust jacket, [viii] + 100 pages. Exceptional copy of this Rare and engaging collection of jingling First World War poems that have solemn content.<br/> It's the sort of poetry that men at war chant while marching or sing with bravado. With faint though handsomely inscribed brown ink note by the author-artist: "This Volume is No. 32 of the Author's Edition. A.Y.D." on half title.<br/> <br/> Excellent though pathos-filled ink drawing of three dead Tommies lying in cratered ground beneath barbed wire.

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Bookseller
Borg Antiquarian US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
144
Title
TOMMY RHYMES
Author
Diehl, Arthur V
Illustrator
Arthur V. Diehl
Format/Binding
Brown pictorial cloth
Book Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Marshall Jones Company [The Plimpton Press: Norwood, Mass.]
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1921
Keywords
World War I, rhymes, original drawing, tragedy, private press, presentation, signed, [144 TOMMY RHYMES $185/$35 de GALAN uses other name, canada, sale blown wife fell]

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About Borg Antiquarian

BorgAntiquarian (ABAA & ILAB) is a dealer long engaged in selling exceptional collectibles: rare and fine books, autographs and manuscripts, fine art and artifacts. We are generalists in Americana, English & American literature, plus selected authors & important figures (Dickens & Darwin; presidents & 'signers'; scientists & historical figures; Revolutionary & Civil War militaria).

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