The Diary of a Dead Officer
- West, Arthur Graeme Abell, John
- Published by Old Stile Press
- New / Hardback/ Quanitity available: 1
- ISBN: 978-0-907664-90-
2014. The First World War diary of poet, Arthur Graeme West, killed in 1917. The diaries and his poetry trace his increasing disillusionment with the war. Limited edition of 150 numbered copies (plus 10 'specials'); a hardback book with slipcase, size: 11.5x15ins, p.64, decorated front and rear covers and linocut illustrations by artist and print-maker, John Abell, who writes the Afterword of the book Printed on 250gsm Vélin Arches paper. SIGNED by John Abell The striking b&w linocuts depict the savagery of war and reflect West's growing pessimism. A remarkable, timely and well-produced book. This book is sold free of postage or delivery charge - including to overseas destinations - for the price shown here.