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

By: ROBERTS, Charles G.D.

Price: $750.00

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ROBERTS, Charles G.D. Orion and Other Poems. Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott& Co., 1880. First Edition. Pp (4),3-[114],(4). Small 8vo (131 x 168 mm), dark green cloth with gilt lettering & decoration on spine & front board, bevelled edges.

Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts (b. January 10, 1860, Douglas, New Brunswick - d. November. 26, 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",
"Rondeau.- Hesper Appears",
"Rondeau. - Without one Kiss",
"Rondeau to A. W. Straton (Written in His Autograph Album)",
"The Flight",
"One Night",
"A Song of Morning",
"Ode to Drowsihood",
"Ode to Night",
"Amoris Vincula",
"Sonnet.- 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. 750.00

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

Author Name: ROBERTS, Charles G.D.

Categories: 888,

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

Seller ID: 98388

Keywords: LITERATURE POETRY LITERARY POETS CANADIAN SIGNED CANADA VERSE 18511899ED A1,