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Author Name:    Maude JENNINGS, Amelia Clotilda

Title:   Linden Rhymes. First Edition

Publisher:    E.G. Fuller / Elbridge.Gerry Fuller, Halifax, NS, 1854, 

Seller ID:   115715

Maude Linden Rhymes. by Maude. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Elbridge.Gerry Fuller, 34, 35, & 36 Hollis Street, 1960. First Edition. Printed by Metcalf and Company, Cambridge, Mass. Pp (8),[vii]-viii,(2),3-152,(2) Small 8vo, pressedbrown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. TPL 5637, Watters p.99, Rhodenizer p . 837. Maude was a pseudonym of Amelia Clotilda Jennings (b. Halifax, – d. ca September 1895, Montreal) was a Canadian poet and novelist.. See Gwendolyn Davies' entry on Jennings in DCB, Volume XII. Linden Rhymes, dedicated “by permission” to Lady Seymour, wife of the naval commander-in-chief, Sir George Francis Seymour. This volume contains: "Song of the Nile", "The Rivals", "The Gambia", "The WIndow", "The Bride of Salsbrook", "Picture of "Red Riding-Hood"", "The Summer-House", "Snow", "To Willie, on His First Anniversary", "Favorite Summer Haunt", "Lines Suggested by a Passage in "Oliver Twist"", "Exotic Flowers", "The Garden", "The Withered Rose", "The Water-Lily", "Sorrow and Memory", "Petit Rivičte at Sunset", "The Sweetbrier in Africa", "Sarah Curran's Song", "Rivers Stewiacke and Musquodoboit", "The Bouquet", "Juniper Trees", "Gone to England", "The Pigeon-Berry", "The Anniversary", "The Visitor's Card-Basket", "The May-Flower" "Amid leaves brown and green, from moss And turf, where they abide, Peep up thy fragrant flowers across Acadia's woodlands wild" , "Song of the Polar Night", "An Indian Girl","The Pony", "The Indian Cup", "A Lament", "The Tree Cranberry", "The Seash ore, A French Lithograph", "Australian Pastures", "Sir John Harvey", "'An Appeal to the Poets of Nova Scotia" [with mentions of Chebucto, Blomidon, Salmon River, Truro, the La Have River, Mahone Bay]. Pp 150 - 152 are the poets notes on the poems, including a section from Haliburton's A Statistical and Historical Account of Nova Scotia. lLight foxing and browning to early and late leaves, half-inch tear to one leaf [77-78], else very good, tight and with bright gilt. 300.00


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