Poems. London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot, Ltd., 1928.
8vo. 96 pp. Original boards, red lettering to upper cover and spine, lightly soiled, rear joint cracked; some foxing at fore-edges. From the library of Helena Clara Deneke, with her bookplate. $150.00
First edition of this collection of poems. Titles include Another league of nations (dedicated to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle); The Indian shepherds; and To Sir Rider Haggard. Deneke (1878-1973) was a prominent Oxford Germanist and one of the earliest women professors at Oxford. Known for her important report The women of Germany, which greatly illustrated her dedication to educational reconstruction in post-war Germany.
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