Minneapolis: Edmund D. Brooks, 1902. 99 pp + advertisements. 4 x 5 3/4"; First Edition. Gray paper over boards, red title on cover and spine, spine edge chipped at bottom and starting to peel away from cover, slight rubbing to top edges of covers, otherwise in very good condition.
Arthur Upson (1877 - 1908) was an American poet with Minnesota roots. He was at the University of Minnesota and was the editor of the Minnesota Daily, the campus newspaper. He reworked the song "Hail! Minnesota" which later became the state song. He died at the young age of 31. He was compared to Kets or Chatterton by Sinclair Lewis, who wrote an editorial obituary. This is Upson's fourth book.