New York: McClure Phillips & Co., 1901. First edition. Hardcover. An anthology of nature poetry compiled by Burroughs, the American poet, essayist & naturalist (1837 - 1921), friend of Walt Whitman and Henry David Thoreau. The binding and interior decorations are designed by William Jordan.
8vo, 359pp, publishers green cloth, blind stamped floral design and border gilt lettered title on spine and front board, signed WJ, the artist who decorated the text with natural history themed initial capitals to many poems. Front board and spine faded to brown, internally faintly tanned. With previous owner's signature on ffep Elizabeth Shaw Oliver who was the daughter of Robert Shaw Oliver , the under Secretary of War 1903 -1913. Very good overall. Item #26745