Signed presentation copy

Douglas, Lord Alfred, poet (1870-1945). The Duke of Berwick.

London, Martin Secker, 1926.

8vo. 110, (2) pp. Original gilt green cloth with dustjacket.


Second edition thus, first published in 1925 and comprising the title poem, "Tails With a Twist", "The Pongo Papers" and "The Placid Pug and Other Pieces". Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf to Patricia Helen Russell, née Spence, the third wife of the eminent philosopher Bertrand Russell: "Lady Russell / from / Alfred Douglas / October 1941".

Dustjacket shows some chipping and staining, otherwise a fine copy. Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed "Bosie", is best remembered as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde.

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