Against the Lightning - Poems

By: Popham, Hugh

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Bright blue cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Printed to war economy standards. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name on fep. Binding sound, text clean. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn, with foxing to rear and inner jacket flaps, with a one inch chunk missing to top right cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 55pp. This first collection of poems was awarded a Literary Prize by the Bodley Head. Hugh Popham (1920-1996) went straight from Cambridge into the Navy as a Fleet Air Arm pilot. "These poems" he wrote "were written over the last two years, mostly on active service at sea. They are poems of mood only, conceived in circumstances that offer merely an odd, uncertain corner of the day". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: Against the Lightning - Poems

Author Name: Popham, Hugh

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1944

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 002796