The Habitant and Other Poems (signed, numbered edition)

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1901. Limited ed. Leather_bound. 1/1000 copies of the Author's Autograph edition (this being number 435). Half calf with spine letetred in gilt, over paper covered boards incised in gilt with portrait of the author on both boards. Top edge gilt. xiv+ 137 pp. Twelve plates on Japan vellum and a double page facsimile of a page of the manuscript. The author's signatre appears facing the gravure of full length portrait of Drummond hold a shotgun, located after the xiv page introductory section. A tight, internally bright example, minor wear to the tips and a bit of rubbing to the leather spine. Collection of French-Canadian poetry. Though born in Ireland, William Henry Drummond was widely known around the turn of the 20th century for his poetry, often humorously composed in French Canadian patois. Very Good. Item #E19011

Price: $60.00

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