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Paul Bewsher - The Dawn Patrol - First Edition

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BEWSHER, Paul (1894-1966).

The Dawn Patrol. And Other Poems of an Aviator.

London: Erskine Macdonald Ltd., 1917.

FIRST EDITION, first printing. Octavo (18 x 12cm), pp.40. Publisher's card wraps printed in brown to all sides with yapp edges.

Contemporary ownership inscription to half title, paper stock toned top right corners lost to first two pages. Wraps toned, rubbed and a little worn to extremities. Scarce. Very good.

A collection of World War One poetry, the author served as a pilot in the Royal Navy Air Service then later transferred to the fledgling Royal Air Force.

Catherine W. Reilly: English Poetry of the First World War p.55.