SASSOON’S LONG JOURNEY : AN ILLUSTRATED SELECTION FROM SIEGFRIED SASSOON’S THE COMPLETE MEMOIRS OF GEORGE SHERSTON.

Fussell, Paul. (Ed.).


£20.00




1st ed., Thus, 1983. Xx + 180 pp., frontis., numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 18cm. Top edge of d.j., a little chipped o/w FINE. Siegfried Sassoon’s masterpiece Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer and Sherston’s Progress has been expertly and sympathetically edited for this illustrated edition. A hundred pictures have been chosen to illustrate Sassoon’s writing – poignant photographs of the hunting field and the battle front, drawings and paintings of the period, and pictures of Sassoon and his friends and contemporaries. In addition to an important introduction and notes, the text also includes poems and a commentary on the public events and private circumstances of the time.


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