ROGERSON, Isabella Whiteford. PROWSE, D.W.
Title: Victorian Triumph And Other Poems.
Publisher:  William Briggs / C.W. Coates / S.F. Huestis, Toronto / Montreal / Halifax, 1898,
Seller ID: 87237
ROGERSON, Isabella Whiteford. The Victorian Triumph And Other Poems. Toronto : William Briggs / Montreal : C.W. Coates / Halifax : S.F. Huestis, 1898.Pp [i]-xii,13-232,(2), frontis portrait (with tissue guard). 8vo, gilt ill ustrated blue cloth, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. O'Dea 1200, Watters,p.170, Rhodenizer p.868. For Rogerson see ENL IV:620. “Isabella Whiteford – now the wife of the Honorable James J. Rogerson – is a native of County Antrim, Ireland. [...] In 1850, Mrs. Rogerson's father and mother, accompanied by their four daughters and two sons, came out to Newfoundland. For nearly fifty years our Island has been her cherished home.” - from the Introductory Note by D.W. Prowse. This collection, her second book of poetry, includes : The Victorian Triumph; An Episode of the St. John's Fire, 1892; George Street Church Woman's Missionary Society; Royal National Deep-Sea Mission; John Cabot; John Cabot's Discovery; “Sailed, and Has Not Since Been HeardOf”; Newfoundland; Columbus; To His Honor Judge Prowse; Terra Nova; St. Jo hn River; A Plea for a Sailor's Home; On Making Cape Race; At Sea; and manymore. Cloth rubbed, wear to spine ends and edges, corners bumped, penned n ame and address, foxing to tissue guard, else a very good copy. 200.00