The Selected War Poems of Wilfred Owen. Illustrated by Dale Barnhart
Owen, Wilfrid.

Pasadena: The Weather Bird Press, 1983. One of 125 copies printed by Patrick Reagh at the Weather Bird Press. Signed on the colophon by Dale Barnhart. The poems collected in the present item include some of Owen’s most famous pieces, like “Anthem for Doomed Youth,” “Dulce et Title-page vignette, an illustrated portrait of Wilfred Owen, and 12 full-page illustrations. Title-page text printed in black and pale pink. The illustrations throughout are each printed in two colors: pink and red, two shades of pink, or two shades of green. A bit of light offsetting from illustrations but otherwise a fine copy in the original printed paper dust jacket. Green cloth boards with glossy brown cloth spine. Gilt border stamped around a brown cloth onlay of a man wearing a laurel wreath. Spine also lettered in gilt. Edges untrimmed 11 inches by 15 inches. (Item ID: 16705)


Dale Barnhart (1918-1996) was an illustrator and Disney animator whose projects included Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951), and Peter Pan (1953). He was the husband of animator and painter Phyllis Barnhart (1922 – 2008) and the father of Philo Barnhart, who worked as an animator on several Disney films including The Little Mermaid (1989) and is now a comic book artist.

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