Title: Some Homely Little Songs
Publisher: San Francisco: Whitaker and Ray, 1899
Publication Date: 1899
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 12mo in dark green cloth boards with title in gilt on front and spine. First edition. Very Good-/: boards moderately soiled with 2" yellow discoloration on bottom rear, and smaller patch of yellow on top front edge. Some edgewear with spine slightly frayed. Likely missing fep. Front hinges a bit weak but not detached. Text itself clean & bright. Index. 176pp. The poetry of California poet A.J. Waterhouse. One of the poems in this volume appears in George Wharton James''California Birthday Book', which is a collection of the works of California poets and prose writers published in 1909. Poems here include Bunner of Frisco; Nightime in California; In Our Land of California. (Seventy one poems of various themes in all.) Not a perfect copy to be sure, but still a very nice example of the genre and a scarce hardcover printing of 1899. #1006H. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-639885341
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