ROSE, Clyde, (ed.) O'FLAHERTY, Patrick WAREHAM, Wilfred STORY, George
Title: Blasty Bough, The. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Breakwater , Portugal Cove, 1976, ISBN:091994812x
Seller ID: 5757
ROSE, Clyde, (ed.). The Blasty Bough. (Portugal Cove) : Breakwater Books, (1976). Pp i-x,1-219,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth, bound without free-endpapers. "A selection of folk, scholarly, and creative literature of Newfoundland." - from the dj, Includes : Ray Guy's "No More Round the Mountain, We'll be Ridin' C.N. Busses"; Michael Cook's one-act play "Quiller"; Helen Porter's "Mary Ann the Duck - Sketches of St.John's Old Southside"; Anne Hart's "Help Me, Hepplewhite"; Bernice Morgan's "Martha Gets an Outlet"; PercyJanes' "Crawfie" (a selection from House of Hate) and two poems, "Dawn" an d "Toronto"; Harold Horwood's "Look Man, I Love You"; Gary L. Saunder's "A Meal of Flippers"; Al Pittman's "Room at the Top (of the garbage heap) : a recollection from my vagrant youth"; Len Margaret's poem "Night School"; Patrick O'Flaherty's "Looking backwards: the milieu of the old Newfoundland outports"; four pieces by G.M. Story : "The St.John's Balladeers," "Notes from a Berry Patch," "The Flat Islands Newfoundlander," and "Margaret Duley: 1894-1968"; and five folk pieces collected by Wilfred W. Wareham. Very goodin lightly rubbed dust jacket. 20.00