Chesterton, Gilbert K. Poems. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1922.
Red publisher's cloth, gilt titles to spine, front with title & border in blind, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, 1927 gift inscription by Ossian Lang with his presentation card laid in. 156 clean pp., tight. Lang was an Englishman who settled at Mount Vernon, NY, and was a prominent Masonic historian. Very good. Hardcover. 
A reprint of the Burns & Oates London first edition of 1915, with complete text but printed without portrait or the adverts of the original. The 156 pp. of text are the same, see Sullivan 37.
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.