Rare variant - binding is for Service's "Rhymes of a Rolling Stone"; text is "Rhymes of a Red Cross Man", with wrong copyright date (1909). Collection dedicated to the memory of the author's brother (killed in action, France, August 1916). Probable later issue (in full dark green cloth stamped in gilt (spine darkened with gilt dull). 192 pages. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Rhymes of a Red Cross Man [Rhymes of a ...
Publisher: Barse & Hopkins
Publication Date: 1916
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1958. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good to Very Good. xvi, 735 pages. Index of first lines. Bound in blue cloth with lettering in gilt on front and spine. All six titles in a single volume: The Spell of the Yukon; Ballads of a Cheechako; Rhymes of a Rolling Stone; Rhymes of a Red Cross Man; Ballads of a Bohemian; Bar Room Ballads. Binding tight, boards bright and clean, almost free of wear with mildly rubbed, nudged, corner tips. Christmas gift salutation on ffep; small "booksale" stamped on ffep and top edge; contents otherwise clean. Dust jacket shows mild to moderate edgewear with small chips to head of spine. Bookseller Inventory # C704196
Book Description Dodd Mead and Company, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good Only. Book Club Edition. (xvi) 735 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some nicks and chips and associated creasing around the edges; rubbing on the panels; previous owner's name inside. All six titles in a single volume: The Spell of the Yukon; Ballads of a Cheechako; Rhymes of a Rolling Stone; Rhymes of a Red Cross Man; Ballads of a Bohemian; Bar Room Ballads. Herein are poems too numerous to list but some of the highlights are: Athabaska Dick; The Rover; Death in the Arctic; The Trapper's Christmas Eve; The Baldness of Chewed-Ear; Heart o' the North; A Rolling Stone; The Land Beyond; The Idealist; Bare Wire Bill; The Rover; The Blind and the Dead; The Shooting of Dan McGrew; The Cremation of Sam McGee; The Rhyme of the Remittance Man; The Little Old Log Cabin; The Woman and the Angel; The Spell of the Yukon; The Call of the Wild; The Lone Trail; The Song of the Wage Slave; and many, many others. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 205458