The Laureate's Wreath: An Anthology in Honor of Dr. Henry Meade Bland, Poet Laureate of California. Gwendolen Brooks Penniman.

The Laureate's Wreath: An Anthology in Honor of Dr. Henry Meade Bland, Poet Laureate of California.

San Jose, CA: The Edwin Markham Poetry Society, Chapter of the Poetry Society of London, 1934. First Edition. 8vo. 124 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Dr. Bland; portrait of Edwin Markham; illustration of Villa Montalvo. Publisher's patterned blue paper covers with dark blue lettering and illustration of a wreath on front cover. Previous owner notations inside front cover indicating poets' names and page numbers; previous owner name; light uneven fading to covers; a very good copy of an uncommon title. Item #19908

"The many beautiful tributes ... were collected by the Edwin Markham poetry society, and the other poems ... were collected by Dr. Henry Meade Bland ... from among his friends' and students' work." Includes poetry by Arthur Price; Henry Meade Bland; Edwin Markham; Margaret Bowman; Arthur Bonner; Edna Bradfield; Le Roy V. Brant; Robert Kingery Buell; Sara Bard Field; Ruth Comfort Mitchell; James D. Phelan and many others.

Price: $100.00

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