[MANIFOLD, John Streeter]. QUILLER-COUCH, Sir Arthur
Thirty-One Poems from the Spenser Society of Cambridge University, with a Commendatory by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons, 1936.
Small quarto, xviii (first and last leaves blank), 53 pages.
Original full red morocco, lettered in gilt; covers lightly rubbed at the extremities; an excellent copy.
A volume of poetry by eight members of the Spenser Society of Cambridge University, namely David Arkwright, Winton Dean, Derek Plint Clifford, Christopher Gandy, Cecil Holmes, Frederick Lill, John Manifold and Joseph C. Skinner. Number 17 of 31 numbered copies signed by each of the eight poets on the section title that introduces his contribution to the volume. John Manifold (Australian poet and critic, 1915-1985) contributes five poems: 'Kookaburra', 'The Avatar', 'To Roy Campbell', 'The Solitary', and 'The Blade'.