Elinor Wylie ~ Biography of Poet 1935 by NANCY HOYT ~ First Edition ~ Ada Hastings Hedges copy


Title: Elinor Wylie: The Portrait of an Unknown Lady

Author: Nancy Hoyt

Description: Stated First Edition. Poet Ada Hastings Hedges copy (her name penciled on ffep in 1935). Boards in maroon cloth with gilt on spine. Interior is clean. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine at corners; some soiling on rear panel; not price clipped ($2.50). DJ in clear archival sleeve. Frontispiece plus eight illustrated plates. Includes poems from Wylie's first, privately printed, book ''Incidental Numbers.'' 203 pages. 8.7 x 5.75 inches.

The biography of poet Elinor Morton (Hoyt) Wylie (1885-1928), written by her sister Nancy Hoyt. The original owner of this volume was Ada Hastings Hedges (1883-1980), one of Oregon's foremost mid-century poets, best known for her poems of Eastern Oregon's high desert.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company
Place: Indianapolis - New York
Year: 1935

Keywords: Ada Hastings Hedges, biography, poets,

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