Another Tussie-Mussie Collection of Flower & Garden Sentiments in Prose and Verse
(Americana - Poetry - Herrin News Shop)

Herrin, Illinois: The Herrin News Shop, 1930. F (14) + 88 pages; signed by Violet & Hal. W. Trovillion on the colophon, limited edition # 7 of 108 printed; nice floral frontispiece woodcut ornament; title page printed in 3 colors; running titles in blue throughout; Foreword by the Trovillions, in which they remark '...kind souls seem always to be gathering fresh inspirations from the garden and putting them in prose and rhyme for our delight for other days...we have attempted to put some of the inspiration that our garden pilgrimages through many lands the last few years have given to us. We hope that a reading of these passages will bring the same happiness and contentment to others that it has to us in gathering them up and publishing them..."; dozens of poetic contributions, from many authors, including Dickens, Whitman, Disraeli, Bourdillon, Landor, Hugo, Fitzgerald, Emerson; bound in the original robin's-egg blue paper covered boards, white paper spine, paper title label on spine; light wear and soiling to the binding; in very good condition, very nice small-press work. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 21979)


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