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A Shropshire Lad
  • A Shropshire Lad


    A.E. Housman


    Market Drayton: Tern Press, 1990. Octavo. Quarter green cloth with printed olive boards with a pastedown on the spine in a black cloth slipcase with a white pastedown.  Set in Baskerville and printed on T.H. Saunders paper. 63 pages. Limited edition, no. 165 of 225 copies, signed by the printers. Near fine.


    "And you till trump of doomsday

    On lands of morn may lie,

    And make the hearts of comrades

    Be heavy where you die.


    Leave your home behind you,

    Your friends by field and town

    Oh, town and field will mind you

    Till Ludlow tower is down."

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