Ross (Alan). The Derelict Day: Poems in Germany. First edition, small 8vo, 191 X 123mm, pp.vi,74, John Lehmann, London, 1947.
Light blue cloth (slightly bowed), spine gilt, some very light spotting to the end, one leaf torn at margin. Dust-jacket designed by John Minton with price unclipped (head of backstrip chipped, a few short tears without loss. A very good copy.
First edition of the author’s first work.
Presentation copy, the front free endpaper inscribed ‘Anne Dashwood Evans, with best wishes, Alan Ross /49.’ Loosely inserted is a one-page typed 20-line poem by Alan Ross entitled ‘Summer’, further inscribed by the author to Anne Dashwood Evans and apparently unpublished.