Ballads of a Cheechako
Service, Robert W.

New York: Barse & Hopkins, 1909. F 137 pages of Yukon-inspired folk-lore engendered poetry by Robert William Service (1874-1958) British born writer, "...Bard and story-teller, he writes with demotic humour and pathos on behalf of the deviant and the underdog, with a passion against war and a scorn for rank and privilege. Granted that he was sentimental, his sentiment is generous and humane..." (C. F. Klinck, rev. Angus Calder in the DNB); this was his second published book of poetry; the dustjacket features a 'wraparound' scene of a prospector viewing the panorama of the Far North; jacket with some closed edge-tears, three chips; old ring-discoloration, about good overall; the volume in green cloth with gilt cover and spine titles; in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 21335)


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