Item #004233 Soldier Songs. Patrick MacGill.
Soldier Songs

Soldier Songs

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1917. Hardcover. 120, [8] p.; 20 cm. Green cloth with dark green stamped spine and cover titles and double-rule border. Publisher's advertisements on 8 pages following text. No dust jacket. First edition. The author, Patrick MacGill (1889-1963), was an Irish poet, journalist, and novelist who served with the London Irish Rifles during the First World War. After being wounded at the Battle of Loos in 1915, he was recruited into military intelligence and worked for MI 7b for the rest of the war. In this collection of poems written during the war, he expresses a positive and patriotic perspective. In Near Fine Condition: corners lightly rubbed; front free endpaper has vertical crease; clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #004233

Price: $45.00

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