New Writing and Daylight Autumn 1944
London: Hogarth Press, 1944. Keith Vaughan (dust jacket). First Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 8vo. Pp. 168. Illustrated with two leaves of black & white photo reproductions. Red cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the cover and spine: spine titles soiled, edges age-toned; ink marks on front endpaper. In the two-color illustrated dust jacket, flap price of 10s. 6d. intact. Dust jacket with edge-wear and chips at head and tail of spine. Very Good / Good-. Item #5911
Fifth installment of Lehmann's hard-back periodical, a well-curated miscellany of British, Dominion and foreign writing. Includes work by Andre Gide, Stephen Spender, Jiri Mucha, Antoine de Saint Exupery, V. S. Pritchett, et al. A piece by Harold Acton, illustrated with the photo feature, addresses current popular theater in China. Produced under wartime economic restrictions, the inferior paper has darkened but the text remains bright. Dust jacket preserved in a removable, clear archival sleeve.