Regimental Rhymes and Other Verses

By: Ward, B. R. (Captain) [Bernard Rowland] (Kentish Rag)

Price: NZ$140.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Some staining and rubbing to boards.; First UK edition. Scarce, WorldCat shows only a couple of copies in libraries. A Calcutta edition was also published in the same year. [xii], 75 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board. Page dimensions: 183 x 132mm. Floral pattern endpapers. Title leaf is a cancel. Preface is dated Ootacamund, 1893. Includes a 2 page poem on Egar Allan Poe: "Still his wild fantastic measures / Full of Music's mystic treasures, / Shall ring out, and yet their echo / Shall resound for evermore; / And our hearts shall throb with gladness, / And our souls be filled with sadness, / And the wild poetic madness / Of the bard of Baltimore [. . .]" Other poem titles include: The Union Brigade; Speech of Sergeant Smith; The Royal Scots; Charley Napier. Includes a section of Sonnet Translations (e.g. "A Night Scene Before Troy") and a section of Sonnet Studies and Sketches, and a short prose essay, "Art and War". Provenance: Hardwicke Knight, but without any of Knight's owner's marks. [Seller Ref: KnightCol] ; 16mo

Title: Regimental Rhymes and Other Verses

Author Name: Ward, B. R. (Captain) [Bernard Rowland] (Kentish Rag)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Gale & Polden: [1893]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15387

Keywords: Literature