Place Published: Toronto
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Date Published: 1925
Binding: Hard Cover
First Canadian edition, first state, [published in same year as American edition, see BAL 2745 citing only the American edition].
Original blue cloth with gilt type, xii, 86.pp. with dust jacket with slight sunning and no loss. VG/NF.
Inscribed by Bliss Carman on front end paper. This is the first state book with "In Excelis" mis-spelled on front endpaper.
William Bliss Carman (poet, essayist, journalist) was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick on 15 April 1861. As an integral member of the Confederation School of Canadian poetry, Carman’s work helped to shape a poetic voice in Canada. He was strongly influenced by the Romanticism of the nineteenth century and is best remembered as a lyrical poet of the Maritime landscape.
Near Fine / Very Good. Item #1795