Item #12607 Poems (2 VOLUMES). Bliss Carman.
Poems (2 VOLUMES)
Poems (2 VOLUMES)
Poems (2 VOLUMES)

Poems (2 VOLUMES)

Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1905. Hardcover. 110 of 500 copies. Signed by the Author. Canadian poet William Bliss Carman (1861 - 1929) spent most of his life in the United States, however, later in life he toured Canada and was named Canada's Poet Laureate. He signed on with publisher L.C. Page and Company in 1902 and they published seven books of his poetry including this one in a short four year time period. A prolific poet, his formal metered verse often explores themes on nature and spirituality (Poetry Foundation). This set includes the following poetry series: Low Tide on Grand Prix, Behind the Arras, Lyrics from an Old Play, Ballads of Lost Haven, Memorabilia, Songs of the Sea Children (an epic poem), Green Book of the Bards, In a Grand Pre Garden, A Winter Holiday, Valentines, The Book of Pierrot, The Pipes of Pan, and The Word at St. Kavin's

Black, paper-covered boards with leather title-labels to spines. Top inch of paper spine of volume two is missing. Leather labels on both volumes rubbed and cracked and difficult to read. Else is very good with illustrated frontis in volume I. Light foxing to frontispiece and title page. Many unopened pages. A fine printing at the Chiswick Press. Vol. I: 293 pages, VOL II: 292 pages. Size: Quarto. POE1/2272 This set may require an extra shipping fee.
Very Good.

Item #12607

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