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NICHOLS (Robert) Ardours & Endurances: Also A Faun's Holiday & Poems & Phantasies. 1st Ed., x+207pp., portrait frontis. Chatto & Windus. 1917  #38180
Winchester & Oxford educated Georgian Poet, friend of Rupert Brooke, who served with the RFA on the Western Front & was invalided with shell shock after active service 1915-16 that included the battle of Loos. This, his finest work, includes 23 war poems which lionise the British soldier at the same time as portraying the awfulness of battle & loss of life. Orig. cloth, sp. label sl. chipped o/w VG.   £15

     


 

 



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