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A WINTER HOLIDAY, [Meteyard, Thomas Buford (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss

Author Name    [Meteyard, Thomas Buford (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss


Binding   Paper covered boards

Book Condition   Very good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Boston Small, Maynard and Co. 1899

Seller ID   1161

12mo (4" x 6"). pp.43. Signed binding design by T. B. Meteyard in two tones of textured silver of a narrow marsh that runs toward the sea within a panel on the left side of the cover. Signed with Meteyard's tortoise in the lower right quadrant of the design. Titles in silver above and below the panel. A small seahorse in silver on the rear board. A series of seven poems that reflect Carman's feelings about his winter holidays. 5 poems are about Carman's warm and colorful experiences in the Bahamas, while December Scituate and Winter at Tortoise Shell are about Carman's visit to Scituate, Massachusetts. A striking copy with some loss of paper at the head of the spine, and slight rubbing to the design. Finlay 52.

visionist, meteyard, silver, gilt, tortoise shell, scituate, bahamas, carman, goodhue, hovey, japanese, dow

Price = 200.00 USD

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