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Title:Cornish Catches and Other Verses (SIGNED COPY)
Price:GBP£40.00 (about USD$54.60)
Item ID:B009-3720
Publisher:Erskine MacDonald, London, 1914
Binding:Hardcover (Printed Boards)
Dust Jacket:No
Erskine MacDonald, 1914, Hardcover (Printed Boards), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First

Inscription on front end-paper reads "Yours Sincerely S. S. Hunt " Bernard Moore 15,11,13" Samuel Syrus Hunt wrote poetry under the pseudonym Bernard Moore. He had six books published of both his own and collected works beginning in 1914. Its subject is mainly Cornwall, in particular its fishermen but he also wrote war poetry. Many of his poems are written in the Cornish dialect. He also collected some Cornish songs. He is probably best known for his poem 'Travelling' which contrasts the sights and sounds of a railway journey through grimy urban London with the tranquility of the Liskeard to Looe branch line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 63 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Deckled edges (rough cut). Black titles spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Poetry; Cornwall; Cornish Dialect; Language & Linguistics; Poetry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3720.
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