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Buddy's Blighty and Other Verses From the Trenches. First Edition, TURNER, Jack ROOSEVELT, Theodore, Jr. bookplate
Author Name:    TURNER, Jack ROOSEVELT, Theodore, Jr. bookplate

Title:   Buddy's Blighty and Other Verses From the Trenches. First Edition

Publisher:    Small, Maynard & Company Publishers, 1918, 

Seller ID:   6057

TURNER, Jack, m.c. Buddy's Blighty and Other Verses From the Trenches. Boston : Small, Maynard & Company Publishers, (1918). First Edition. Pp (10), 1-169, (5), portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 1678 but says 106 pages as does Watters p.201. Laugher p.576. See ENL V:440 for John Turner (1889-1948). The dedicatory poem is dated October 1917, in St John's. Turner's poems (43 here) are from his service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The poem "Fags" has the following note : "Reprinted by permission of The Imperial Tobacco Company, Ltd., Newfoundland, owners of the copyright." - p.166. Turner was a contributor to the G.W.V.A.'s magazine, The Veteran. In World War II he was C.O. of the 3rd Inverness (Newfoundland) Battalion, composed of members of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit. See Nicholson's More Fighting Newfoundlanders p.535. Turner was the author of "The Forests of Newfoundland" chapter in The Book Of Newfoundland, Volume I. Another portrait of him appears on p.406 of the same volume. Light wear, else very good. With Theodore Roosevelt Junior's bookplate. 175.00


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