The Yellow Night: Poems 1940-41-42-43, by Drummond Allison. Portrait and decorations by David Haughton.First edition, crown 8vo, 19.5cm, 48p, The Fortune Press, London, 1944.
Black cloth with blind spine titling, lacking dust-jacket. Blue bordered label inscribed ink 'With love from Drummond Allison', pasted to title-page. A very good clean copy.
Inserted is a typed letter ('This is frankly a touting letter') from Drummond Allison (1921-Dec.1943) asking the recipient (Brian Hutton) to purchase the book from Gertrude Allison, with another note from Gertrude Allison that Drummond Allison had died in December but that she would like him to have a book in his memory.