This rare antiquarian book contains a collection of poems written by the esteemed poet Robert William Service. A delightful collection of poetic tales of northern gold rush living that offers incredible insights into the lives and outlooks of the men and women of the region, these poems will appeal to any lovers of poetry and constitute a ...Read MoreThis rare antiquarian book contains a collection of poems written by the esteemed poet Robert William Service. A delightful collection of poetic tales of northern gold rush living that offers incredible insights into the lives and outlooks of the men and women of the region, these poems will appeal to any lovers of poetry and constitute a veritable must-read for fans of Service s work. Poems comprising this compendium include: To The Man of the High North; Men of the High North; The Ballad of the Northern Lights; The Ballad of the Black Fox Skin; The Ballad of Pious Pete; The Ballad of Blasphemous Bill; The Ballad of One-Eyed Mike; and many others. Robert William Service was a British-Canadian poet and writer, best known for his poems "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" and "The Cremation of Sam McGee." This rare book was originally published in 1909 and is proudly republished here with a new prefatory biography of the author.Read Less
Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Find out why millions of customers rave about Better World Books. Experience the best customer care and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Good. A good vintage copy. Binding is tight and square. Text is clean but yellowed. Green cloth boards have light edge wear and front cover has some mild staining. No dust jacket. Careful packaging and fast shipping. We recommend EXPEDITED MAIL for even faster delivery.
Fair. B000GS8X5U No dust jacket present and the cover shows some wear and some staining. This is a former library copy with a library sticker affixed to the front cover, number stamped inside the cover, piece of cardboard affixed inside the front cover, and stamp/number on the title page, all to indicate such. There is a discolored spot on first page and a few small stains on the margins of a few pages, but nothing that impacts readability. The book has a dusty odor, but nothing that is problematic for usage. Overall, this is still a very readable copy of the title. Ships, well packaged and very quickly, from MI. The condition selected for the item is accurate and consistent with our other listings of the same general condition. If you have any questions or you would like additional details about the item or pictures, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will get back to you as quickly as possible. Please buy with confidence from us, as we have several thousand satisfied customers and your satisfaction is the goal we strive to achieve with every transaction.
Fair to good. Book. 16mo-over 5¾-6¾" tall. Copyright 1909, no publishing date. Pencil notation on top corner of 2nd loose end page. Red decorative end pages worn at hinge with webbing showing. All pages solidly bound. Small stamp on back end page dated 1912. Pages tanned otherwise clear and very good. Red decorative cover with gold lettering shows wear at corners and spine ends, fading to spine and has several stain spots on front near bottom.
VeryGood in VERY GOOD jacket. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. N. 12mo-over 6 3/4-7 3/4 tall. 137 p, tiny bit of spotting on cover, spine ends are sl. rubbed, inscription on blank fly leaf. Satisfaction Guaranteed, Personal Service, International Shipping Available. Photos by Request.
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