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Poems from the Desert

By: Members Of The Eighth Army

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Brothers: 1944

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12949

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Beige cloth hardcover with black titles and "8" on the front board; clean pages, deckled fore edges; tight binding.


Forward by General Sir Bernard Montgomery. 26 of the 27 poems were selected from over 400 submitted in an 8th Army contest--in the midst of a war. The 27th and last poem in the volume fluttered into the hands of a soldier in a slit trench during the battle of El Agheila. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 51 pages View more info