Title: A SHROPSHIRE LAD
Written by: A.E. Housman
Published by Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, N.Y., not dated, but c.1934
A lovely book of poetry with decorations by Aldren Watson, including head and tailpieces throughout the book. Bound in decorative patterned green paper over boards, with title on paper label affixed to the spine. The book comes in a lovely slipcase covered in dark green paper and a white paper label with title and illustration affixed.
Good condition overall. Slipcase with front chips, some staining, as well as some edge and spine wear. Book in very good condition overall, with a pinch at middle spine indenting and slightly tearing the paper cover.
Book measurement: 8vo., 73 (3) pages, slipcase: 8.2“x 4.8” x.5”; book 7.9”x 4.7”