Ploughman and other Poems. First Edition (1936)
Book ID: 66252
Ploughman And Other Poems. London: Macmillan & Co., 1936. First Edition. Pp, 35. Publisher’s pale green titled sewn wrappers, printed & lettered in green. Light mottling to lower wrapper & rear endpaper, otherwise a nice bright copy of this fragile publication. Housed in collector’s solander box.
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.