Author:A. E. Housman; Illustrator-Patrick Procktor

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A Shropshire Lad

By: A. E. Housman; Illustrator-Patrick Procktor

Price: $10.95

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1986

Seller ID: 72627

ISBN: B005PUA15O

Condition: Used - Very Good


2nd Printing (Folio - 1986) in slipcase. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . Evocative of 'the blue remembered hills' of his youth, Alfred Edward Housman's A Shropshire Lad is a collection of sixty-three poems of extraordinary beauty and feeling. Set in a semi-imaginary pastoral Shropshire, Housman’s verse considers the helplessness of man, the fragility of life and the terrible effects of war, against the background of an achingly beautiful countryside. Inspirational for generations of readers, A Shropshire Lad, with its sweeping... View more info