Annapois Royal and Other Poems. First Edition

By: PARTRIDGE, Thomas J.

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PARTRIDGE, Thomas J. Annapois Royal and Other Poems. No place [Gloucester, Mass./ Cambridge, Mass.?] : No publisher or printer, n.d. [1920s]. First Edition. Pp (10),[1]-33,(3), including frontispiece: "The Statue of Sieur de Monts, at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia". Small 8vo, dark olive cloth, gilt lettering to front, plain spine. Not in Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana. Thomas Jefferson Partridge. The poems: "Art", "Annapolis Royal" (pp.2-3), "To Your Tents, 0 Israel" [ including the line, "Gird up thy loins, 0 Canada, The dawn is in the crimson sky; To falter now would but betray The princely few —the first to die. "], "To the Women that Went" ["Dedicated to the women of the Harvard Surgical Unit, on their arrival in Boston. " i.e. the nurses], "Canadian Battle Hymn", "Maggie Martell" [of Louisbourg, pp.8-10, includin g the line, "Fair Maggie Martell! Her strength and sea-lore Are famed from the Straits to the lake of Bras d'Or." ] "Priscilla Elwell" ["The town of Gloucester was thrown into a most intense excitement on the morning of June 24, 1863, by the announce ment that several of the fishing fleet had been burned by a Confederate privateer"], "Quentin Roosevelt", "To Burns' Mother", "Borrowed Cattle", "Sealed Orders", "The Poplars of Picardy", "A Living Gale: August 24th, 1873" ["And when the wind suddenly landward veered, We slipped our cables, in haste, and stood Out past the headland, rock-capped, and steered For the harbor of Port Hood"], "To Prince Edward Island" [pp.23-24], "Franklin ; Chateua de Ramezay, Montreal" [a poem on Benjamin Franlin], "Russell Lee" [pp.26-29, Russell Lee of Bath, Maine], "To the Straits of Canso: The Wedding of the Waters" [pp.30-31, including the line, "Where Mulgrave stands, sun-kissed"], "Farragut" and "The Fleet of Old Cape Ann". A crease to pages (perhaps happening in production), owner ship note of an Irene Thompson, Halifax, else very good, bright copy. Scarce. 120.00

Title: Annapois Royal and Other Poems. First Edition

Author Name: PARTRIDGE, Thomas J.

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Publisher: Powell Publishing Co., Gloucester, Mass., 1925,:

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