The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell

London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1930.

Price: $425.00

Hardcover. First edition. Frontispiece illustration by Pavel Tchelitchew. Small stain on front fly, else fine in chipped, good original unprinted glassine dustwrapper, in lightly worn slipcase. One of 320 copies on handmade paper Signed by Sitwell. *Fifoot* EA20; *Connolly 100*, 67.

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The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell. Edith SITWELL.
The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell
The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell
The Collected Poems of Edith Sitwell

Edith Sitwell
birth name: Edith Sitwell
born: 9/7/1887
died: 12/9/1964

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Biography

English poet who first gained fame for her stylistic artifices but who emerged during World War II as a poet of emotional depth and profoundly human concerns. She was equally famed for her formidable personality, Elizabethan dress, and eccentric opinions. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
She was the older sister of authors Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell.more