Some Poems of Roger Casement (1918)
Book ID: 63969
Some Poems of Roger Casement. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1918. First Edition. Pp xviii, 26. Frontispiece portrait of Casement. Gray printed wrappers, light soiling to upper cover, contents in near fine condition.
First edition of this selection, issued as one of the Talbot Press Booklets. With an eighteen-page Introduction by Gertrude Parry & sixteen poems by Roger Casement.
Contains ‘Lost Youth’ a sonnet written a week before he was hanged for treason, which he gave to the priest who heard his last confession, expressing his belief that death would bring him close to God.