The Father of the Forst and Other Poems

By: Watson, William

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Sir William Watson (1858 – 1935), was an English poet, popular for the political content of his verse.He was very much on the traditionalist wing of English poetry. He was a prolific poet of the 1890s, and a contributor to The Yellow Book, a leading journal of the British 1890s; associated with Aestheticism and Decadence,.. On Tennyson's death, Watson was a strong candidate for Poet Laureate but his earlier opposition to the Boer War had made him politically unsuitable and he was passed over for Alfred Austin.Green cloth has some fading on the spine and slightly bowed boards. Interior is NF except for light foxing on endpapers and pastedowns. The book is printed on heavy deckle edged paper. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 71 , 16 pp. John Lane ads pages

Title: The Father of the Forst and Other Poems

Author Name: Watson, William

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London , Chicago, John Lane, Stone and Kimball: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16204

Keywords: Poetry England Literary Criticsim