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87942: Title page / To Certain Comrades / The Fire Kindled / To the Poet Before Battle

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posted on 2024-04-18, 17:22 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

A copy of the second edition (March 1919) of Ivor Gurney's collection 'Severn and Somme', first published in November 1917 by Sidgwick and Jackson, owned by Gurney and annotated and corrected by him some time after 1921, probably in April 1925. Includes an inscription by Gurney, numerous alterations in the poet's hand, in black and blue ink, and descriptions of where Gurney remembers the poems to have been written. Gurney notes that 'To Certain Comrades' with a mark in ink, was written at Fauquissart.


Gurney notes that 'The Fire Kindled', with numerous changes in ink made in the poets hand, was written at Merville and 'To the Poet Before Battle' was written at Chelmsford. |

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A copy of the second edition (March 1919) of Ivor Gurney's collection 'Severn and Somme', first published in November 1917 by Sidgwick and Jackson, owned by Gurney and annotated and corrected by him some time after 1921, probably in April 1925. Includes an inscription by Gurney, numerous alterations in the poet's hand, in black and blue ink, and descriptions of where Gurney remembers the poems to have been written.

History

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

_x000D_ March 1919

Format

Published

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Ivor Gurney Archive, Gloucestershire Archives / The Ivor Gurney Estate

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 39537

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW, UK

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