In Vivid Gardens SIGNED 1911 First Book by MARGUERITE WILKINSON Poetry


Title: In Vivid Gardens: Songs of the Woman Spirit

Author: Marguerite Wilkinson (Marguerite Ogden Bigelow)

Description: Inscribed by Wilkinson on the ffep. First edition (SD). Cream-white cloth spine with olive-green paper boards; stamped in gilt on spine and front cover. Spine shows some spotting; corners of boards exposed. Interior is clean and unmarked.

Marguerite Wilkinson's first book of poetry, dedicated to her husband.

Marguerite Wilkinson (1883-1928) was a Canadian-born American poet, reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and a lecturer on modern poetry. She was born in Nova Scotia and moved to Evanston, Illinois, when she was still a schoolgirl. She attended Northwestern University and in 1909 married James G. Wilkinson. Prior to the release of In Vivid Gardens, her poetry had appeared in various publications, including The New York Herald, The Craftsman, Munsey Magazine, The Independent (New York), and The Woman's Journal.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Sherman, French & Company
Place: Boston
Year: 1911

Keywords: poetry, love poems,

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