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SStill More Poems from a Newfoundland Village First Edition.

By: AVERY, Mabel RYAN, D.W.S., preface HUMBER, I.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's , 1989, ISBN:0921692080:

Seller ID: 11468

ISBN: 0921692080


AVERY, Mabel. Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village. (St. John's : Jesperson Press, 1989). First Printing. Pp (10),[3]-88. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated beige-ish card covers, black lettering to spine. Mabel Avery (b. 1913, Old Perlican, Trinity Bay - d. May 22, 2007, Carbonear).This, her third collection, has nine sections : 1. Round the Bay, Again; 2. Our Heritage; 3. Journeys; 4. Personal Notes; 5. Nature; 6. Reflections; 7. Devotions; 8. Humour; 9. Christmas. Includes "Memories of a Newfoundland Village", "The Loss of... View more info

Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. First Edition, Signed

By: GARDNER, Philip Newfoundland Poetry Series BIRNEY, Earle)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 1993, ISBN:1550810774:

Seller ID: 51642


GARDNER, Philip. Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. (St. John's): Breakwater, (1993). First Edition. Pp (6),7-63,(1). 8vo, yellow gold car dcovers, with flaps. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. Philip Gardner (b. 1936 in Liverpool, England) was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, and the University of Liverpool. From 1964 until 2001 he taught in the English Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Includes "For Earle Birney in St. John's", "White Point, Trinity Bay", "Waiting on Christmas Sunday", "Woodside Ferry", "Reposing" (... View more info

Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. First Edition

By: GARDNER, Philip Newfoundland Poetry Series BIRNEY, Earle)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Breakwater, St. John's, 1993, ISBN:1550810774: 1993

Seller ID: 17730

ISBN: 1550810774


GARDNER, Philip. Talking to Ghosts : Selected Poems 1983-1992. (St. John's) : Breakwater, (1993). First Edition. Pp (6),7-63,(1). 8vo, yellow gold cardcovers, with flaps. In the Newfoundland Poetry Series. Philip Gardner (b. 1936 in Liverpool, England) was educated at King’s College, Cambridge, and the University of Liverpool. From 1964 until 2001 he taught in the English Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Includes: "For Earle Birney in St. John's", "White Point, Trinity Bay", "Waiting on Christmas Sunday", "Woods... View more info

Magic in Everything

By: PRATT, E.J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1955,:

Seller ID: 3615


PRATT, E.J. Magic in Everything. (Tor.: Macmillan), [1955]. Pp [1]-7,(1). 12mo, printed wraps. "With Christmas and New Years Greetings from [space] The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, in its Fiftieth AnniversaryYear". Laakso B216 : "Christmas greetings card with pictorial accompanimen t by Claire Pratt". O'Dea 3137, Watters p.161, Rhodenizer p.918, Laugher p.457. Lower outside corner clipped, small hole to r.wrap and last leaf, one small crinkled patch, ow vg. Uncommon. This copy signed by Bill Beet. 40.00 View more info

Landfall. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: WATT, Frederick B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 21525


WATT, Frederick B., Lieut-Commander, m.b.e., r.c.n. (r). Landfall. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1946. First Printing. Pp (14),1-59,(1). 8vo, green cloth. Watters p.207, Rhodenizer p.934, 1122. Includes the poem "Dirt Fleet: A poem of the ore boats from Wabana, Nfld.", pp.5-7. "These Convoy Nursery Rhymes, Christmas poems for men at sea and Naval Control Poems demonstrate the part the poet can play in time of war, lifting thehearts of men sorely tried to new courage and greater endeavour." - from t he dj. Includes "H.M.C.S Weyburn", "Captain Fog... View more info

Songs of Manhood. First Edition

By: WOOD, Frederick Barnes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Sons Limited,, London, 1908,:

Seller ID: 54768


WOOD, Frederick Barnes. Songs of Manhood. London : George Routledge & Sons Limited, 1908. First Edition. Pp. 152. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering and border to front, gilt lettering to spine, a.e.g. A collection of poems by this Windsor, NS author, (b. 1855), who later moved to St. John's in the 1890s, where he opened "Woods West End Candy and Fruit Store" which, in its heyday was described as "the most patronized and most popular restaurant in St. John's." O'Dea 1420, Laugher p. 609. Not in Rhodenizer. "Pref. written in Newfoundland. Some poems have Newfoundland sett... View more info