New Poetry

Dent & Sons Ltd. (London, UK)
Series dates: 1934-1938
Size: 5.5″ x 7.5″

A short-lived series of contemporary poetry, which reached at least 20 titles. The jackets are common to the series, in two colors. A blurb about the title, in this case Ernest Rhys’ Song of the Sun, is included on the front jacket flap. This title was published in 1937.

The back of the jacket advertises the series, listing 17 titles. Three additional titles include:

Rayner Heppenstall, Sebastian (1937)
Edwin Muir, Journeys and Places (1937)
Idris Davies, Gwalia Deserta (1938)

The rear jacket flap includes two additional books by Rhys.

Books are bound in boards, tan with red typography on the spine.

A simple half-title page.

A listing of 15 titles is included in the front of the book.

An illustrated frontispiece faces the title page.

Copyright page.