THE QUILL AND THE CANDLE: POEMS OF BIRDLAND IN CANADA.

By: Robb, Wallace Havelock.

Price: $25.00 USD

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Book Condition: Good


55 pp, 8" H. Mottled grey paper-covered boards with dark blue lettering, dark blue and red decoration on front cover. 8 septia-tone full page illustrations, including frontispiece - three are from photographs by the author and five are from photographs of water-colours by Major Allan Brooks, D.S.O. Contents: "Listen!"; Song of Rossignol; Twang! Twang!; "Flutter Low"; I Live in Cazenovia; Meditation; Tremble Song, and Quaver Owl; The Great Untamed; The Cry of Wa-Wa; Whip-poor-will; Belleville the Beautiful; Autumn Birdsong; The Snowbirds of Christmas, and Little Snowflake; In a Berry Tree; Easter Flowers; Morningsong of Spring; Children Longing to Fly; The Great Blue Heron; I Wish I Were a Boy Again; In the Forest; The King of Fair Renown; The Forest Fire; Buried Poems of Birdland; Behold, O My Country; Morningsong; Lone Loon in the Gloaming. The second last picture plate has a very small tear (archivally taped), creases and dust soiling at fore-edge; light edge wear to boards - more at corners; one very small corner bump; small shallow bump at top edge of front board; light browning and some darkening to edges of text block; slight bump at top/bottom of spine.

Title: THE QUILL AND THE CANDLE: POEMS OF BIRDLAND IN CANADA.

Author Name: Robb, Wallace Havelock.

Illustrator: Major Allan Brooks.

Categories: Poetry, Canada - Natural History,

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1927

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 30278

Keywords: Canadian Poets, Canadian Poetry, Wallace Havelock Robb, Birds, Rossignol, Cazenovia, Owls, Whippoorwill, Belleville, Ontario, Birdsong, Great Blue Heron, Forests, Loons, Kingbird, Hermit Thrush, Short-Eared Owl, Least Sandpiper, Nature, early 20th Century Poetry, White-Throated Sparrow, Nightingale, Wrens, Jack Miner, Snow Bunting, Purple Finches, Bluebird.,