NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies. William H. Davies.
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies
NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies

NATURE POEMS and others; By William H. Davies

London: A. C. Fifield, 1908. First Edition. Boards. SIGNED by the Author on the title page & signed on the ffep by Greg Gatenby, Canadian poet-author, 12mo (7" x 4 5/8"), original publisher's gray boards with black lettering on spine and front cover, cream endpapers, rough-cut edges to the 62 pages + [2] Publisher's advertisements. Near Fine / None. Item #3205

SIGNED by the author on the title page; pus SIGNED on the free front endpaper by Greg Gatenby--Canadian writer-poet and founder of the International Festival of Authors in Toronto.

William Henry Davies or W. H. Davies (1871 – 1940) was a Welsh poet and writer. Davies spent a significant part of his life as a tramp or hobo, in the United Kingdom and United States, but became one of the most popular poets of his time.

The principal themes in his work are observations about life's hardships, the ways in which the human condition is reflected in nature, his own tramping adventures and the various characters he met. One might characterize Davies as an atypical Georgian Poet. His famous book The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp (1908) about his adventurous life as a drifter in the United States from 1893 to 1899 made his reputation. Among other adventures, he lost his left foot when it was crushed by the wheels of a train!--Wiki condensed

VERY SCARCE thus SIGNED & in such superior condition for a fragile, smaller book. Slight bumping to spine extremities and corners, else FINE.

Sylvia Harlow, W.H. Davies: A Bibliography, A4, pp.29-30.

Price: $125.00

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