NEW THOUGHT PASTELS (SIGNED). Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
NEW THOUGHT PASTELS (SIGNED)
NEW THOUGHT PASTELS (SIGNED)

NEW THOUGHT PASTELS (SIGNED)

Holyoke, Massachusetts: Elizabeth Towne, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Green half-leather (possibly later?) over olive-green suede boards. Laid in frontispiece photo of author with holographic inscription ("Send forth thy thought - create - Create!) and signature on glossy leaf. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper with 1906 date. Lovely red or green decorative dropcaps which begin each poem. Quite scarce in this true first edition. Sunning to spine, and hinges detached. Very Good. Item #72631

Author famous for her poem Solitude, which, in part,reads: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; /Weep, and you weep alone / For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth/But has trouble enough of its own".

Wilcox.

Price: $200.00

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