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SECTION A: Books written, co-written or translated by Robert Graves

A3.1 FINLAND [1917]

First separate edition:

[recto:] THE NEW BROADSIDE | [image of a scene in winter with a bridge in the foreground and a church in the background] | FINLAND | [text of poem] | [image of a winter scene with snow-covered trees and three blackbirds] | Poem by ROBERT GRAVES | By permission of Wm. Heinemann Ltd. | Decorations by EDY LEGRAND | The Poetry Bookshop | 35 Devonshire Street | W.C.1 | [at right:] No 14 | [at left:] Tolmer et Cie, 13 quai d’anjou. – Paris.

White wove paper 43.0 × 18.9 cm. and watermarked “ . . . PONTE - DE - CLAIX …” Printed on recto only in black, blue, red, brown and green.

Price: Unknown. Number of copies unknown. Published November 1917.

Notes: Illustrations by Eduoard Léon Edy-Legrand, whose name appears here as Edy Legrand. Printed by Tolmer et Cie, Paris.

This is the first separate printing of the poem ‘Finland.’

Reference: Woolmer/PBS

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