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Author Name:    ROBERTS, Charles G.D.

Title:   Orion and Other Poems. First Edition. Lovely copy, Signed by Roberts

Publisher:    J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia , 1880, 1880

Seller ID:   98388

ROBERTS, Charles G.D. Orion and Other Poems. Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott& Co., 1880. First Edition. Pp . Small 8vo, dark green cloth with gilt let tering and decoration on spine and front board, bevelled edges.
Charles George Douglas Roberts (b.10 January 1860, Douglas, New Brunswick - d. 26 November. 1943, Toronto).
Watters p.168, Rhodenizer p.889, Laugher p.479.

Roberts' first book, published when he was twenty and principal of Chatham High School.

The Poems:
"To the Spirit of Song", "Orion", "Ariadne", "Launcelot and the Four Queens", "Ballad of the Poet's Thought", "A Ballad of Three Mistresses","Ballad to a Kingfisher", "Ballad of a Bride", "Love-Days", "Memnon", "Ron deau.- Hesper Appears", "Rondeau. - Without one Kiss", "Rondeau to A. W. Straton (Written in His Autograph Album)", "The Flight", "One Night", "A Songof Morning", "Ode to Drowsihood", "Ode to Night", "Amoris Vincula", "Sonne t.- Iterumne?", "Sonnet. - At Pozzuoli", "Sappho Miriam (Sapphics)", "Miriam (Choriambics)", "A Blue Blossom ", "The Shannon and the Chesapeake" (pp.99-102), "The Maple", "To Winter", "Epistle to W. Bliss Carman" (September 1878, pp.109-113); and "Dedication" (Fredericton, July 1880).

With Roberts' inscription : "Miss Jessie Blanchard / with the most sincere / regards of /Charles G.D. Roberts / Windsor [Nova Scotia], April 11th, 1886".
The lightest of edgewear, tiny nicks to endpaper edges else fine, solid and bright. 600.00

Price = 600.00 CDN
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