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The Torch; A Book of Poems for Boys

Willcox, Louise Collier, Compiler

Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers. New York. 1924., 1924
Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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7 color illustrations. Gilt decoration and lettering front cover and spine. 514 pages. Small gouge center of pages 223-262, through some text but is readable. The author notes that these poems were meant to be read between a child's third and tenth years. Poems are arranged by category: Lullabies; Birds, Beasts, and Flowers; Out-of-Doors; House and Home; History and Native Land; Legends and Stories; Humor; Prayers, Graces, Cards, and Meditations. Poets include: Sir Walter Scott; William Shakespeare; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Caroline Narien; Helen Hunt Jackson; Emily Dickinson; Rudyard Kipling; Robert Louis Stevenson; John Masefield; James Russell Lowell; Katherine Tynan; Lord Byron; Christina G. Rossetti; Robert Herrick; Martin Luther; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 627

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Title: The Torch; A Book of Poems for Boys

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers. New York. 1924.

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Cloth

Illustrator: Green, Elizabeth Shippen, and Others

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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