Fragments Now First Collected

Rupert BROOKE

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LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF BROOKE’S FRAGMENTS, 1925

BROOKE, Rupert. Fragments Now First Collected Some Being Hitherto Unpublished. Hartford: (Finlay Brothers), 1925. Thin quarto, half parchment with paper boards, original glassine wrapper, uncut. $950.

Limited first edition, number 18 of only 99 copies, containing verses and prose fragments by Brooke, collected here for the first time in book form.

Brooke, one of the finest of the World War I poets, was just 27 when he died in the war. This book presents juvenilia, including verses taken from Brooke’s own copy of Carmina by Horace, and other verse and prose fragments by Brooke not found in any previous publication of his collected work, such as Poems (1911) or the posthumous 1914 & Other Poems (1915). Edited by R.M.G. Potter. Keynes 9. Contemporary owner inscription.

A fine copy, scarce.

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