Sonnets from a Prison Camp by Archibald Allan Bowman 1st / 1st 1919
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head . First UK edition and rare with the dust wrapper. The wrapper is in very complete condition with a small tear to the top right hand corner and light marks to the panels. The book is in nice condition with a few foxing marks to the side text block.
Bowman joined up when war broke and was 2nd Lieutenant in the Highland Light Infantry. He was taken prisoner in the Battle of Lys in 1918 and wrote a series of poems about his incarceration in a german camp that have been published in this volume. A rare title especially in the jacket.