The Poet’s Pulpit and Poet’s Pulpit Press were the brainchildren of the late nocturnal poet Jeffrey Allan Saturday. Founded in 2004, a year before his death, Saturday had spent the better part of his life struggling with the blank white page before he decided to lay down his pen and liquidate his vast collection of rare and antiquated Canadian Poetry.

An intoxicated Saturday was last seen alive Thursday August 11, 2005, at the base of the Champlain monument in Ottawa; reading aloud from "Among the Millet", Archibald Lampman’s first book of poetry. His body was found a week later floating in Dows Lake. He is buried in Beechwood Cemetery alongside some of his favourite poets.

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Poetry, by giving dignity and utterance to our distress, enables us to hope, makes compassion reasonable - Irving Layton

 
Chicago Poems (Inscribed First Edition, First Printing)
Author: Sandburg, Carl
Category: Signed/Autographed
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company 1916
Condition: Good
Notes: About the book: Hardcover, no jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Date of (3'16) on catalogue (New Poetry) page at the back of the book. Book is in good with wear to covers and pages. A couple of pages have small tears. Pencil checkmarks on content pages. Binding is sound, although there are a few sections showing more strain than others. Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Inscribed by poet on FFEP; dated May, 1916. Chicago Poems was Sandburg's first collection of poetry by a mainstream publisher. Additional photos available upon request. We're not satisfied unless you are.
Price: $1,000.00
 
     
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