Dunkirk 2nd pr, Inscribed

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $85.00

Quantity: 1 available


PRATT, E.J. Dunkirk. Tor.: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1941. "Reprinted 1941". Printed in Canada by Gilchrist-Wright Limited, Toronto. Pp(2), 1-13, (1). 8vo, printed grey wraps. par Laakso A12, O'Dea 2461, Watte rs p.161, Rhodenizer p.918 , Laugher p.457. Dampstains to covers, chipped edges, hole punched through at upper corner, not affecting text. With a verynice signed inscription by Pratt on the title-page : To (1) the charming M rs. Angus Macdonald (2) the brilliant and Honourable Angus Macdonald (3) the fiery and stimulating other "Angus" as celebrated as the clan itself my gratitude and affection E.J. Pratt Victoria College, March 2, 1942, Toronto "Having at last arranged with Naval Services a visit to Ottawa, Pratt left Toronto by train on 18 June [1945] and spent the next three days busily occupied with naval matters and social occasions. [...] This included, on his last evening there, a gala dinner at the Rideau Club, given him by 'the boys', who included [...] Angus MacDonald, Minister of National Defence for Naval Services, whom Pratt had known long ago as Premier of Nova Scotia and fellow member of the Halifax Club; [...] - David G. Pitt, E.J. Pratt : The Master Years 1927-1964, (1987), p.339. As is. 85.00

Title: Dunkirk 2nd pr, Inscribed

Author Name: PRATT, E.J.

Categories: 5,

Publisher: 1941,:

Seller ID: 3896

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND POETRY WW2 CANADA LITERATURE MILITARY,