The Metal and the Flower. Indian File Books, Number 7. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PAGE, P.K. Indian File Books, no. 7

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PAGE, P.K. The Metal and the Flower. Indian File Books, Number 7. Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1954. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-64. 8vo (137 x 205 mm), grey cloth spine with white and red patterned paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed a reddish-purple.

Indian File Books, Number 7.

Orange, P.K. Page : An Annotated Bibliography A3, Watters p. 154, Rhodenizer p. 947, Spadoni & Donnelly 1430.

Patricia Kathleen "P. K." Page, C.C., O.B.C., F.R.S.C. (b. November 23, 1916, Swanage, Dorset, England – d. January 14, 2010, Oak Bay, British Columbia) writer and artist, won the 1954 Governor General's Award for poetry for this volume.

The poems:
"The Event",
"Photos of a Salt Mine",
"Sailor",
"Piece For a Formal Garden",
"Poem",
"Green Little Corn",
"Christmas Eve - Market Square",
"T-Bar",
"Morning, Noon and Night",
"Sisters",
"Puppets",
"The Permanent Tourists",
"Virgin",
"The Figures",
"Sleeper",
"Paranoid",
"Mystics Like Miners",
"Images of Angels", "
Summer",
"Reflection in a Train Window",
"Young Girls",
"Intractable Between Them Grows . . . ",
"Elegy",
"Man With One Small Hand",
"Portrait of Marina",
"Nightmare",
"The Map",
"Mineral",
"Subjective Eye",
"Boy With a Sea Dream",
"Freak",
"Probationer",
"Bright Fish Once Swimming Where We Lie . ..",
and "Arras".

With the Robert Weaver's long five-paragraph dustjacket text, functionally the book's preface. "Now, when our mood is quite different [i.e. post-war], Miss Page offers us a different satisfaction."

Very faint paperclip indent to half-title leaf, else very good in very lightly nicked, slightly spine-browned dustjacket. 500.00

Title: The Metal and the Flower. Indian File Books, Number 7. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: PAGE, P.K. Indian File Books, no. 7

Categories: 888,

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1954,: 1954

Seller ID: 100878

Keywords: LITERATURE CANADA POETRY GG GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S AWARD LITERARY POETS CANADIAN VERSE WOMEN,