THE PAINTER AND THE POET: Poems. by Oyler, Samuel Owen.


Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

Topeka, Kansas: By the author, 1963. First edition - A collection of folksy poems which give an interesting glimpse into the life and times of the author - as he comments in the title poem "I've caused some people to complain/ by putting stories into rhyme...." The titles of a few of the poems will give an idea of the wide-ranging topics: Farmer Johnson Goes on Strike; Her Aviator Dad; Dr Wirt R. Bernard; Grandfather's Whiskers; On the Golf Course; Meridian vs Nortonville, and many more. Frontispiece portrait. SIGNED by the author on the verso of the title page. Uncommon, 110 pp plus 2 pp index.

Condition: Near fine in very light blue-grey wrappers.

Book ID: 38600
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