Chesterton, G. K. The Collected Poems of G. K. Chesterton. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1947.
Green publisher's cloth, some spotting to the binding, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, former owner's signature on ffep, (vi.), 391 clean pp., tight, no dj. Good. Hardcover. 
First published in London, 1927. The third edition of 1933 was amended and corrected by Chesterton. The contents are New Poems; Ballad of St. Barbara; Poems; Wine, Water and Song; The Ballad of the White Horse; The Wild Knight, and Miscellaneous.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), English journalist whose works include nearly all forms of written expression, including essays, novels, short stories, poems, plays, biography, and literary criticism. A Christian thinker, he sounded some of the earliest warnings against the tyranny of the modern state, and lamented the loss of wonder & beauty in modern life.