Jetsam : A Booklet of Fireside Fancies. First Edition

By: GRANT, Francis W.

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GRANT, Francis W. Jetsam : A Booklet of Fireside Fancies. (Wallace, Nova Scotia : The Author, 1961). First Edition. Pp (4),1-60. 12mo, cream cardcovers, with an uniinted b&w photo on front cover. Laugher p.214. Francis Wylie Grant (b. December 12, 1904, Wallace, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia - d. January 17, 1987, Tatamagiouche, Colchester County, Nova Scotia). Same size and format as Frant's earlier Spindrift. 19 poems including: "Jetsam", "TheChimes of Old Quebec", "Maritime Magic", "The Phantom of the Strait" [the Roving Princess , pirate brigantine in the Northumberland Strait], "It's Lobster Time Again", "The Church by the Sea" {St. John's United Church, Wallace], "Gaspereau and Indian Pear", "The Mystery of the Mary Celeste" (pp.31-38), "Marksmanship", "First Voyage" [on the brig Mary], "Fiddler's Green" [a kind of afterlife for sailors who have served at least 50 years at sea]; and "The Flying Dutchman" (pp.53-56). Very good. 20.00

Title: Jetsam : A Booklet of Fireside Fancies. First Edition

Author Name: GRANT, Francis W.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: 1961,:

Seller ID: 114147

Keywords: CUMBERLAND COUNTY CANADA NOVA SCOTIA LITERATURE POETRY VERSE POETS NAUTICAL,