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Author Name:    MANNING, Frederick Charles MANNING, J. Harold MANNING, James

Title:   Poems. First Edition.

Publisher:    n.pub., n.pl., 1920, 

Seller ID:   96571

MANNING, Frederic Charles. Poems. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [ca 1920]. First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),[1]-35,(1), tipped in frontispiece. 8vo, white wrappers with flaps, attached at spine with purple twine.

With a Biographical Sketch by his brother J. Harold Manning.

Watters p. 135. Rhodenizer p. 930. Laugher p. 373.

Frederick Charles Manning (born St. John, N.B., 24 July 1895 - died at Wimereux, France, August 15, 1917 from wounds suffered at Vimy Ridge) was a Lieutenant with the 85th Battalion "Nova Scotia Highlanders."

The poems : "Our Laddie" and "The Epitaph" by James Manning.

Frederic Charles' poems:
"Longings for Home",
"The Thought of Thee",
"The Leaves of Autumn",
"A Reminiscence of the River St. John in the Future",
"The Mermaids of the Southern Seas",
"Fragment",
"Solitude",
"Class Ode (Acadia University, 1916)",
"Two Sonnets",
"To Day",
"Christmas, 1916",
"Sonnets (1916)",
"Prometheus Indomitus (1914)",
"Mein Ruhenstatt (My resting-place)",
"Cupid Stung by a Bee" (translated from the Greek of Anacreon),
"Beautiful Bay (1914, Grand Bay, St. John River)",
"Wildwood Music",
"In the Woods",
"Fragments",
"The Dawn",
"Nature",
"Memories",
"Fragments",
"Translations (from Virgil's Aeneid, Book 6 and Horace, Odes, Book 1, Ode 14)", "
"Sonnets",
"Duty" and
"Songs."

Covers smudged, tears and chipping to spine ends, smudge to fore-edge, some light foxing to initial pages, else a good copy,
with a contemporaneous handwritten letter regarding the details of his death and a typewritten poem "The Canadian Exile" laid in. The letter includes a poem at the end titled "In Memoriam" which is published in the book as "The Epitaph" attributed to James Manning. Uncommon. 150.00



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