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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THREE SONGS. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NO. 18 : DECEMBER, 1920.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THREE SONGS. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NO. 18 : DECEMBER, 1920.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1920. An unusual issue of Monro’s monthly – three new songs: “A Christmas Carol” by John Masefield, “Full Moon” by Walter de la Mare, and “Desire in Spring” by Francis Ledwidge, with music by Malcolm Davidson, Scott Gordon and Ivor Gurney respectively.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). iv,(24),v-(viii)pp. Original pictorial wrappers – a coloured design by G. Spencer Watson; some very minor rubbing and wear; mild tanning to spine, but overall a very good copy. Woolmer E2:18.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : ELEVEN NEW POEMS BY CONTEMPORARY POETS TOGETHER WITH CERTAIN PROSE EPIGRAMS AND AN IMPORTANT NOTE BY ROBERT BRIDGES. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY) NUMBER 19. JANUARY 1921.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : ELEVEN NEW POEMS BY CONTEMPORARY POETS TOGETHER WITH CERTAIN PROSE EPIGRAMS AND AN IMPORTANT NOTE BY ROBERT BRIDGES. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY) NUMBER 19. JANUARY 1921.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1921. New poems by Conrad Aiken, W. H. Davies, John Drinkwater, Aldous Huxley, Edna St. Vincent Millay and others – together with Bridges’ note of regret for the vehemence of wartime rhetoric.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). ii,24,iii-(iv)pp. Original decorative wrappers – a pictorial design in lilac, turquoise and black on white [by Claud Lovat Fraser]; some very minor wear, but a very good copy. Woolmer E2:19.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : SOME NEW POEMS BY CONTEMPORARY POETS. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 28 : AUGUST 1922.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : SOME NEW POEMS BY CONTEMPORARY POETS. THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 28 : AUGUST 1922.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1922. An interesting issue of Monro’s monthly – this number containing thirteen poems by Humbert Wolfe, and further work by Ianthe Jerrold (2), Ralph Laurence, R. J. Randerson (2), L. A. G. Strong (2), H. Stuart, Ethel Talbot, and Narcisse Wood (2).
Foolscap 4to (23cm). [ii],24,[ii]pp. Original pictorial wrappers – a design in green and black by Albert Rutherston; some minor rubbing, slight tanning to outer edges, some very faint creasing, but a very good copy. Woolmer E2:28.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 29 : SEPTEMBER 1922.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 29 : SEPTEMBER 1922.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1922. An interesting issue of Monro’s monthly – this number containing an essay by Richard Aldington on “The Poet and his Age”, together with Osbert Sitwell’s “The Jolly Old Squire, or Way-Down in Georgia”.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). [ii],24,[ii]pp. Pages 13 and 14 a cancel. Original decorative wrappers – a design in red, blue and white by T. C. Prentis; some minor rubbing, slight tanning to outer edges, some slight creasing, but overall still a very good copy. With the contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of W. Huskinson on upper wrapper. Woolmer E2:29. Fifoot OC71.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 30 : OCTOBER 1922.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 30 : OCTOBER 1922.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1922. An interesting issue of Monro’s monthly – this number containing twenty poems – by H. H. Abbott (2), Maxwell Anderson, H. K. Cassels (2), P. W. Chaple, V. T. Coats, J. A. Cowdray, Camilla Doyle, Margaret Drew (4), Roy Humpherson (2), H. Lewis-Cook (2), J. A. Macleod, L. A. Pavey and Humbert Wolfe.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). [ii],24,[ii]pp. Original decorative wrappers – a design in green and white by Claud Lovat Fraser; some minor rubbing, slight tanning to spine, very faint vertical crease, but overall still a very good copy. With the contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of W. Huskinson on upper wrapper. Woolmer E2:30.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 31 : NOVEMBER 1922.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 31 : NOVEMBER 1922.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1922. An interesting issue of Monro’s monthly – this number containing translations of poems by Sergei Yesienin and Charles Vildrac, an article by Edward Gordon Craig on stage lighting, etc.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). [ii],24,[ii]pp. Original pictorial wrappers – a design in pink and yellow by Albert Rutherston; some minor rubbing, slight tanning to spine, but overall still a very good copy. With the contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of W. Huskinson on upper wrapper. Woolmer E2:31.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 : ONE DAY AWAKE (A MORALITY). THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 32 : DECEMBER 1922.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 : ONE DAY AWAKE (A MORALITY). THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 32 : DECEMBER 1922.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1922. First edition. An interesting issue of Monro’s monthly – this number wholly given over to his own modern morality play – the characters including Traffic, Business, Friends, Life, etc.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). 32pp. Original pictorial wrappers – a design in black and white by Albert Rutherston; some minor rubbing, slight tanning to spine, but overall still a very good copy. With the contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of W. Huskinson on upper wrapper. Woolmer E2:32.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 33 : JANUARY 1923.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 33 : JANUARY 1923.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1923. An attractive issue of Monro’s monthly – this number including poems from A. E. Coppard, Charlotte Mew, Herbert Read, L. A. G. Strong and others, with a survey of the literature of 1922 by “Recorder” (i.e. Alida Monro), and a woodcut by Philip Hagreen.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). [ii],24,[ii]pp. Original decorative wrappers – a striking sunburst design in maroon and yellow on white by Ethelbert White; some minor rubbing, light creasing and mild tanning, but overall still a very good copy. Woolmer E2:33.

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MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 38 : JUNE 1923.

MONRO, Harold (Harold Edward), 1879-1932 – editor : THE CHAPBOOK (A MONTHLY MISCELLANY). NUMBER 38 : JUNE 1923.

London : Poetry Bookshop, 1923. The penultimate issue of Monro’s monthly – this number including poems from Iris Barry, Malcolm Cowley, Walter de la Mare, Anna Wickham and others, with translations from Arthur Waley, a story by Humbert Wolfe, and two fine woodcuts by John Nash.
Foolscap 4to (23cm). ii,24,iii-ivpp. Original decorative wrappers – a pictorial design in green and black on white by Albert Rutherston; some minor rubbing and dustiness; lower wrapper faintly spotted and slightly creased, but a good and acceptable copy. Woolmer E2:38.

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