PHILLPOTTS, Eden. 7442



Holograph Poem entitled The Wreath, from ‘Wild Fruit’, signed ‘Eden Phillpotts’. 2 stanzas of 8 lines on 1 page 10 x 8 inches, folds, light creasing. Undated. Phillpotts, Eden (1862–1960), writer. The poetry of Eden Phillpotts—twenty-two volumes in all, beginning with Wild Fruit (1910)—and the essays, first collected in My Devon Year (1904), have, like his other works, the flavour of a rich ancestral speech. [DNB]