Windy Leaf 1924 Laura Frances Gill (J.K. Gill's daughter) Portland, Oregon ~ Antique Poetry ~ scarce dust jacket


Title: Windy Leaf

Author: [Laura] Frances Gill

Description: First edition, first printing, October 1924. Light blue cloth boards stamped in gilt. Pages crisp and clean. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at head of spine; top edge has a couple small chips and short closed tears; front flap price clipped but still shows publisher's price of $1.25. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Color frontispiece with illustration (same as dust jacket cover) by N. B. Zane. 58 pp. 7.75 x 5.25 inches. J. K. Gill Co. bookseller label on rear pastedown.

A book of verses of the woods, the garden, and the sky, and is dedicated to "all the little mortals who are still partly fairies." Many of them picture the fancies and joys of childhood.

Laura Frances Gill (1884-1937) was the author of three books of poetry. She was the daughter of Portland businessman J. K. Gill and was educated at the University of Oregon and the University of California. Prior to her death, she had been a member of the Lincoln High School (Portland, Oregon) English department faculty for nineteen years.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Year: 1924

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Oregon authors, poetry, N. B. Zane, J. K. Gill, Portland, Oregon, Lincoln High School,

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