Book ID: 28193 Green Rowan (Milk-Drinking Ceremony) [caption title]. ANNA HEMPSTEAD BRANCH.

Green Rowan (Milk-Drinking Ceremony) [caption title].

Place and Imprint: (New York: The Poets' Guild, n.d., but circa 1920).
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records two copies (Brown and Kansas).
Condition: Wrappers a little faded; very good copy.
Book ID: 28193

Physical Description

8co, original printed wrappers, 8 pages.


A playlet for children about a ceremony involving the drinking of milk and fairies: "This ceremony is founded on the old tradition that the child who brings home a sprig of rowan long enough to wreathe around a bowl of milk is allowed to drink the milk . . ." - prefatory remarks. Anna Hempstead Branch (1875-1937) was a highly regarded poet in her time and a founder in 1918 of the Poets' Guild in New York City, which published this pamphlet and numerous others. See Wikipedia and the DAB. Contemporary Ink signature of Dorothy W. Norton on the front wrapper.

Price: $125.00

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