Antique Poetry: The Poet in the Desert Limited Edition Hardcover 1915 by Charles Erskine Scott Wood - Dialogue with Truth - Oregon


Title: The Poet in the Desert

Author: Charles Erskine Scott Wood

Description: Limited to 1000 copies. Quarter beige cloth (spine) with washed out-green color papered boards. Paper title block on spine (with uneven darkening). Soiled spot at bottom fore-corner of front board; top fore-corners lightly bumped. Pages clean. 124, [1] pp. 8.75 x 5.75 inches.

Wood's epic-length poem written in the form of a dialog between Truth and the Poet, replete with reflections of the eastern Oregon high desert. Originally written while Wood staying on a ranch in the Blitzen Valley of Harney County, the poem reflects on and juxtaposes the freedom and beauty of nature and the follies of civilization.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [self published / F. W. Baltes and Company (printer)]
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1915

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: poetry, Oregon, Harney County,

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