Place Published: New York
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, The Nickerbocker Press
Date Published: 1898
Edition: 1st Edition
UNCOMMON WITH DUST JACKET
First edition. 5-1/4 x 7-7/8 inches, (3), -12pp, card stock. Front cover inside with a 2 inch separation of endpaper, otherwise Fine book condition. 3 plates. With uncommon dust jacket in good condition having some holes and tears with both DJ flap separated. Overall condition very good+.
Inscription neatly written to previous owner on front end paper.
The Habitant press notice 1 page ad separate sheet at back end paper which is the same as the one printed on the back of the dust jacket. Sepia-toned illustrations title page with 4 attractive full page mezzotint illustrations and tissue guards. Illustrated by Frederick Simpson Coburn.
William Henry Drummond was an Irish-born telegraphist, physician, poet, professor, public lecturer and Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and "one of the most widely-read and loved poets" in Canada. Drummond was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom in 1898 and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1899
Very Good+. Item #520