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DEARMER (Geoffrey) Poems. 1st Ed., viii+88pp. Heinemann. 1918  #65323
[HLMainPic] Geoffrey Dearmer (son of Mabel Dearmer) was the longest surviving Great War poet, dying in 1996 aged 103. He served with the Royal Fusiliers at Gallipoli (where his brother Christopher, to whom the first poem is dedicated, was killed at Suvla Bay on 6th Oct. 1915 with the RNAS) & later with the ASC in France. Contains seven poems written in the Dardanelles, sixteen in (or relating to) the BEF in France & thirteen 'miscellaneous' poems. Orig. limp wraps., maroon & grey with title in red to sp., over plain paper, VG & scarce 1st Edition. See illustration on our website.   £145


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