Binding is moderately soiled, else a very good copy; text is fresh and clean. CARMAN, Bliss. WILD GARDEN. Twelvemo, cloth, pp. viii, 76. Bliss Carman (1861–1929), Canadian poet, born in New Brunswick (his mother was related to a Concord, Mass. family and Ralph Waldo Emerson), studied at Univ. of New Brunswick, Univ. of Edinburgh and Harvard; he lived most of his adult life in the United States, eventually residing in New Canaan, Connecticut. One of the Confederation Poets (including his cousin Charles G. D. Roberts, Archibald Lampman, and Duncan Campbell Scott). "Of the group, Carman had the surest lyric touch and achieved the widest international recognition...He remained a poet, supplementing his art with critical commentaries on literary ideas, philosophy, and aesthetics" [Vincent, Thomas B. Bliss Carman: A Life in Literary Publishing/ Wikipedia]
Very Good. No Jacket. 12mo. viii, 76 pp. Bound in light green cloth with decoration on front cover and gilt lettering on front and spine. Light wear to cover edges and head and foot of spine, stain to front cover, some wear to rear cover.
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