Solitude. A Poem

Solitude. A Poem

Vita Sackville-West.

The Hogarth Press. London. November 1938. First edition. Orange cloth-bound hardback, title in gilt to spine, dust jacket. 56 pages. English. 220 x 145mm. 0.25kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, slight ruffling to top edge, some rubbing to spine, some browning to cream wrapper, spine browned; some offsetting to endpapers.

A first edition of Vita Sackville-West's long poem Solitude, published by the Hogarth Press. The poem is 'of a more philosophical nature, its theme being the poet's intimate reflections induced by the solitude of night, reflections upon love, God and the universe, beauty and truth, life and death.'

[Howard Woolmer. A Checklist of the Hogarth Press. 1986. No. 438b]