Cup of Comus, The
Cawein, Madison

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Cameo Press
Date Published: 1915

Description: #259 of 500 copies published. Madison Cawein (1865 - 1914) was a poet from Louisville, Kentucky, whose poem "Waste Land" has been linked with T.S. Eliot's later The Waste Land. Cawein's father made patent medicines from herbs. Cawein thus became acquainted with and developed a love for local nature as a child. He worked in a Cincinnati pool hall as an assistant cashier for six years, saving his pay so he could return home to write. His output was thirty-six books and 1,500 poems. He was known as the "Keats of Kentucky." This copy has been rebound in wine colored leatherette with gold lettering on the spine.Former owner's signature at top of third blank page.

Edition: First printing
Binding: Leatherette
Condition: Near Fine

Book Id: 3693

Price: $35.00

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