Seven Poems. Dora WILCOX.

Seven Poems

Kirribili: J.T. Kirtley, 1924.

Printed on handmade paper with hand-set type and hand-coloured decorations by Donald Finley. Edition limited to 125 copies, numbered and signed by the author and artist. A surprisingly profound collection of works for such an unassuming volume. Scarce.

Maorilander poet, Dora Wilcox (Mary Theodora Joyce Wilcox, 1873 - 1953) distinguished herself in 1927 by winning the prize for composing an ode to commemorate the opening of parliament in Canberra titled 'Australia in Luce'.

Item #1499

Octavo, bound in the original paper wrappers and tied with a lilac ribbon, a very good copy.

Price (AUD): $550.00  other currencies

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