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Author Name    Douglas, Gilean

Title   Seascape with Figures

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Iowa City The Praire Press 1967

Seller ID   019217

Original publisher's green and violet-brown cloth binding. Dust wrapper is beige and has blue text. 6" x 9 1/4." Thirty-two pages, complete. Gilt lettering on spine. Warren's Olde Style paper (watermarks visible on pages) from S. D. Warren Company. Not price-clipped. Book is very clean with tight binding. Dust wrapper is clean overall; has very minimal foxing on the front. Inscription on one of front free endpapers from former owner. Gilean (or Gillian) Douglas (1900-1993) was a Canadian nature writer, poet, photojournalist, environmentalist, feminist, historian, and politician. Throughout her life, she spent much time experiencing the outdoors from the Cascades to Cortes Island. Her observations of the natural world and her familiarity with nature can be seen in this book's poems. The book includes the following: "Seascape With Figures," "Moonset," "Night Study," "Our Island," "Sea Longing," "The Town Behind," "Sea Homing," "Sea Garden," "Sea Twilight," "Sea Lure," "Loon Flight," "Yours and Mine," "Neighbor Nan," "Island Reverie," "Island Lullaby," "Beauty I Hear," "Dubh Glas," "Gray Day," "Sea Laughter," "Sea Spasm," "Contrast in September," "Autumn Moon," "Reverie in Fall," "November," "Design for Winter," "And Forget," "Winter," "Pine Song," "I Have Lived With These," "I Would Come Back," "Exile," and "Last Thought."

Poetry. Nature. Ocean. Sea. Flora. Fauna. Gilean Douglas. Gillian Douglas. SG-6.

Price = 37.50 USD


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