Poems

By: Ferguson, Dugald

Price: NZ$174.00

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


3/8" missing to cloth at head of spine and at corners of boards. 1/4" missing to cloth at tail of spine. Some staining to front board. Moderate rubbing to cloth boards and spine. Half of the rear free endpaper has been torn away, but with no damage to the gutter. Foxing to endpapers. Internally good. Owner's signature. "Reg G. Rowe".; No date [c.1878]. viii, 108, [1] pages. Blind-stamped green cloth boards. Page dimensions: 185 x 122mm. The author's first book. Titles of some of the poems in this work: Dunedin; In Memoriam; On an Elderly Maiden Lady; The Plaidie; Sandie and Jean; Bonnie Jean; Cousin Mary; Otago and Scotland; Lines Addressed to a Friend on His Exchanging Boots Supposed to be Spoken by a Grasping Overseer of a Sheep Station to his Shearers; Winter; Life in Earnest; Written on the Fly Leaf of a Bible; The Woman of Canaan; The Halting Christian. "Upon her hill, Dunedin. / How beautiful she stands, / The ocean wafting to her feet / The wealth of other lands." - from the poem "Dunedin". [Reference: Bagnall 1899].; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Title: Poems

Author Name: Ferguson, Dugald

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dunedin, Mackay, Fenwick, and Co.: [c1878]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6620