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The Original Poems. With Contributions by L.E. Krotz

Johnstone, E. F.

Published by Courier: Printers and Binders, Ann Arbor, MI, 1893
Condition: Very Good - Fine Hardcover
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8vo. 230 (3) pp, b&w frontis, preface, 2 b&w tissue-protected portraits, The Poems with b&w Portraits, table of contents. First Edition, 1893. Scarce Title. "Born in Waterville, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada on 12 April 1867 to John William and Mary Ann (Best) Johnstone. Later he moved to the states living in Michigan, Massachusetts, Connectecut and Vermont. He was a published poet, having written the poem No Vermonter's in Heaven. A poem that seems to be known by Vermonters. His two publications on poetry were Book of Original Poems, 1893; and Selections from Johnstone Poems, 1915. The 1915 publication contains his Vermont poem. e received his masters in law from the University of Michigan in the early 1890'sand later in dentistry. But it seems the trade he applied most was as an 'Extraction Dentist'. He traveled around with horse and buggy in Orwell, Bristol, and a few other small towns in Vermont, pulling teeth. In later years it is said he drove around in his Model T, with a tool box full of teeth and extracting tools, applying his trade." 1 1/2" closed tear to top edge and 1" closed tear to bottom edge spine at front hinge with some additional minor edge wear, and lightly age-toned text block edges, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black leatherette with gilt bordered, gilt lettering to front board, and speckled text block edges. Bookseller Inventory # 002494

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Title: The Original Poems. With Contributions by ...

Publisher: Courier: Printers and Binders, Ann Arbor, MI

Publication Date: 1893

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good - Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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