The Beggar

By: Mason, R. A. K.

Price: NZ$567.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Rusted staples have been removed, leaving rust stains in the area around the staples. ; (26), [2 (blank)] pages. Printed brown wrappers. Page dimensions: 125 x 100mm. New Zealand poet. "And there will be flowers as fine to pull, / And the rain will be as beautiful - / But not for me." - from the poem "After Death". "The Beggar was the author's "first true publication", an edition of 1,000 copies. (Mason's preceding book "In the Manner of Men" was an edition of 3 copies only, handwritten and handbound.) [References: Bagnall M1275; Robinson & Wattie "Oxford Companion to NZ Literature", p. 306 - "[. . .] so disappointed by the lack of interest locally was the young poet that he is supposed to have dumped a bundle of 200 copies in the Waitemata Harbour."]

Title: The Beggar

Author Name: Mason, R. A. K.

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Auckland, Whitcombe & Tombs: [1924]

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID: 22026