The Rifle Volunteers and other Poems

By: Birrell, Mary

Price: NZ$210.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Creasing to lower corners of front wrapper and first few leaves. Tiny 1/4" chip to lower corner of front wrapper. Minor dampstain to upper corner of front wrapper. Some foxing to wrappers. ; Second edition (the first edition was in 1861). Rare. No copies of any edition located on WorldCat. Not in BM. 46 pages (first leaf of the pagination is blank). Printed paper wrappers. Page dimensions: 168 x 106mm. Poetry. "A cry of war is in the land, / 'Tis rushing to and fro, / And our nation is in arms all, / Prepar'd to meet a foe. // We know no when the foe may come, / Nor yet who he may be; / But, let him come from where he may, / Prepar'd for him we'll be." - the first two stanzas of the poem "The Rifle Volunteers". Other poem titles include: Lines to an Only Brother; A Word of Reproof; The Pride of the Rich; A Sister's Lament for her Brother; To an Early Friend; Lines sent to France, accompanied with a piece of heather. [Seller ref: Knightcol]; 16mo

Title: The Rifle Volunteers and other Poems

Author Name: Birrell, Mary

Categories: Category Available, test2,

Publisher: Dundee, Printed by James P. Mathew & Co.: 1871

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15628