COLLECTOR'S 1980 stated 1st edition vintage anthology hardcover book - Bird, Beast & Flower. Has original unclipped dustjacket w/ $10.95 price.
This enchanting anthology is for poetry & art lovers, bird and nature enthusiasts of every age. Nature as seen by poets both past and present, with GORGEOUS watercolors by an outstandingly gifted artist Marie Angel.
Poem Selection: Ian Parsons. Publisher: David R. Godine, Boston, MA, Copyright, 1980, stated First American Edition. ISBN 087923329x
Elaborately detailed illustrations, VIBRANT in form and color. Individual nature scene exactly as observe; brilliant subtle color reproductions.
Many full page color plates, small drawings & decorated initials. Photos do not fully capture hues & detail; wait until you see up close. WOW!
POEMS and lyrics:
William Blake - The Tiger, A Dream, Ah! Sun-Flower
Robert Frost - The Tuft of Flowers, Emily Dickinson - A Narrow Fellow
John Keats - To Autumn, Sonnet to a Cat, R.W. Dixon - Song,
William Shakespeare - Love's Labour Lost, Ariel's Song, You Spotted Snakes
Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass, The First Dandelion
William Wordsworth - I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
Robert Browning - Home Thoughts From Abroad, Pippa's Song,
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Fable, Thomas Hardy - Weathers,
William Allingham - A Memory, Fletcher's - Bridal Song,
Harold Monro - Milk For the Cat, Robert Graves - Bird of Paradise,
Austin Dobson - A Garden Song, Christina Rossetti - A Birthday,
and much more.
Alfred Tennyson, Coleridge, Edward Thomas,
Robert Burns, Robert Graves, William Canton,
E.B. White, Shelley, Matthew Arnold and others.
MARIE ANGEL: British artist, Croyden School Art & Crafts and Royal College of Art. Permanent museum and private collections the world over including Harvard College Library, Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Oversize hardcover, RARE unclipped pictorial DJ-$10.95, orange cloth boards, BEAUTIFUL gilt titles, 63 glossy cardstock pages, 10" x 8". Binding tight. Not ex-lib. Fine vintage condition.
Cover fine/bright/clean-minimal shelfwear. Pages fine/bright/clean-minimal wear-some light buckling/fbep-bookplate-removable.
DJ near fine/excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear includes light edgewear/light scuffing/small top spine tear-back some top creasing.
Do not pass up this MASTERPIECE; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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