LOGAN, J.D. CAMERON, George Frederick. MacLELLAN, William Edward. STEWART, William D.
Title: Pictou Poets : A Treasury of Verse in Gaelic and English
Seller ID: 5343
LOGAN, J.D. Pictou Poets : A Treasury of Verse in Gaelic and English. Selected and Prefaced with Biographical Sketches and Appreciations by J.D.Logan,A.M., Ph.D., [...]. With an Introduction by His Honor Judge George Geddie Patterson, A.M., L.B. Illustrated. Pictou : The Press of the Pictou Advocate, 1923. Pp (6), 7-48. Hector frontispiece and photo of Market Square monument on r.cover. 8vo, printed stapled grey card covers with black lettering to front cover. Foshay pp.73 & 78, Watters p.117, Laugher p.321. Cover adds: "Souvenir Edition, Commemoratng the 150th Anniversary [of] the Landing o f the Scots Settlers at Pictou, Nova Scotia, 1773-1923." The Poets : James MacGregor, D.D. (1759-1830), two Gaelic poems with English translations by Rev. Malcolm Campbell; George Frederick Cameron, born in New Glasgow, (1854-1885, biographical sketch by William D. Stewart); Alexander Louis Fraser, born at Blue Mountain (1870-1954); William Edward MacLellan, LL.D. (1855-1929, born at West River); Peter Maclaren MacDonald, born at Loch Broom (1874-?, sketch by Rev. J.B.MacLean, D.D.); John Daniel Logan (sketch by himself); William Anderson Dickson, born at Pictou (fl.1900's); Jean Gordon Forbes(no sketch, but his poem "A Call to the Clansmen" is on the inside rear co ver). Faint dampstain to top upper right-hand corner, else very good. Uncommon. 70.00