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Very Good Minus Condition: Notation to front endpapers otherwise unmarked. Solid binding. Light age toning. Minor cover wear and outer soil. No dustjacket. Vintage hardcover book copy of The Passing Throng by Edgar A. Guest. 117 poems about everyday people in everyday life. Chicago: Reilly and Lee Co., 1923. Printed in U.S.A. 190 pages. 4.5 x 6.75 inches, 18 cm. Edgar Albert Guest (1881-1959) was a prolific English-born American poet who became known as the People's Poet. His poems often had an inspirational and optimistic view of everyday life. From his first published work in the Detroit Free Press until his death, Guest penned some 11,000 poems which were syndicated in some 300 newspapers and collected in more than 20 books. He also hosted a radio show and NBC television series named A Guest in Your Home. His grand-niece, Judith Guest, wrote the novel Ordinary People (source: Wikipedia). Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!