Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [ii], 510,  pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1985.
A special Limited edition first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition in unread Fine condition, SIGNED by poet and essayist Stephen Spender.
Stephen Spender experienced many of the pivotal events of the 20th Century from the Spanish Civil War to pre-Hitler Germany to being an official of British Occupation Forces after Hitler's defeat. Through his Journals we get a close up glimpse of what he learned. His poetry, novels and essays are concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best.