"In all the Signs..." and Other Poems by Gilbey, Jack.

"In all the Signs..." and Other Poems by Gilbey, Jack. < >
A nice association copy by this Roman Catholic poet.

"In all the Signs..." and Other Poems

Edition: First Edition

London: Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd: 1944. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the front board. Cream dust wrapper - plain with titles in black to the front cover and spine. Lengthy gift inscription from the author to the Reverend Mother Superior of Syon Abbey (South Brent) with thanks for their prayers and support. Frontis photograph (Black and white) of the author at work. Captain Jack (John Newman) Gilbey b.1888 was the older brother of Alfred Newman Gilbey, RC priest and long-time Catholic chaplain of Cambridge University. He was the author of several collections of devotional poetry. 48 pp.

Condition: The wrapper is in very good condition. No chips. A tiny closed nick to the base of the spine only and slight handling. The cream remains clean and tidy with just fractional darkening to the wrapper. The cloth is clean and tidy with fractional sunning to the base of the spine. Intermittent light foxing, otherwise very clean. No marks other than the author's inscription.

Book ID: 1235
Category: Roman Catholic
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