Near and Far: New Poems

Illustrated by H. Charles Tomlinson (20th century), Author Edmund Blunden (English, 1896–1974), Publisher Harper & Brothers (American, founded in 1817), Printer Golden Hind Press (American, founded in 1927)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA; Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 24.8 x 16.4 x 1.6 cm (9 3/4 x 6 7/16 x 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with hand-colored photomechanical relief print

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York and London: The Golden Hind Press [for Harper & Brothers], 1930) 24.8 cm; viii pp. [1 f.] 64 pp. [1 f.], plus frontispiece; publisher’s original gilt-stamped hand-printed red pastepaper boards (cream-colored phase box).

New York and London: The Golden Hind Press [for Harper & Brothers], 1930


Pen and black ink on preliminary justification page "Edmund Blunden"; frontispiece signed pen and black ink "H Charles Tomlinson"


Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; 2000, bequest of Vivian Hawes to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2000)

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection