Ploughman And Other Poems (1936)
Book ID: 61905
Ploughman And Other Poems. London: Macmillan & Co., 1936. First Edition. Pp, 35. Original pale green titled sewn wrappers, printed in green. Light browning & staining to wrappers, contents in very good condition. Housed in collector’s solander box.
A fragile and rare copy of the author’s first book. Issued in the Macmillan’s Contemporary Poets series and containing thirty-one poems. Soon after its publication Kavanagh moved to London in search of literary work but returned to Ireland when this failed to offer a living. His second published work ‘The Green Fool ‘ appeared in 1938.