New York: October House, 1964. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author. 8vo. 84 pp. Stiff pictorial wrappers in near fine condition. Item #17905
Eric Barker (1905-1973) was an American poet lived mostly in the Carmel and Big Sur areas. He published numerous poems and several volumes of collected verse and won the Shelley Memorial Award of the, Poetry Society of America in 1963. "Looking for Water" represents a selection of his best work, together with many poems written in very recent years." - rear cover.