Offered for sale by: Richard Ford

R. Eurog Jones [THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC]: "The true hero" and other poems. , Without date [circa 1918?] or place ['Western Mail, Ltd., Cardiff.']

64 pages, 16mo. In original printed wraps. In poor condition. Ownership inscription at head of front wrap. The two binding staples rusted, and the wraps in particular grubby, torn and worn. Photograph of 'Private JENKIN THOMAS' in what appears to be World War I uniform on front wrap. Illustration of the 'SINKING OF THE "TITANIC." ' on page 9; photograph of 'WILLIAM HERBERT HARRIS, A.L.C.M.' on page 47. Section 2 consists of 'Echoes of the Deep', the first part of which is an extremely long poem (made up of 64 four-line stanzas) entitled 'THE "TITANIC." ', pages 10 to 17, with parts entitled 'THE ICEBERG', 'THAT FATEFUL DAY', 'THE BATTLE OF THE TITANS', 'IN THEIR TOMBLESS GRAVE', and ' "HE SLEPT THROUGH EVERYTHING." | (A baby on board of the "Titanic" who slept through the Wreck).' This is followed by a short poem entitled 'THE "MAURITANIA." | (Composed on board the "Mauritania" 1907)." Not in BLC or COPAC. (Book ref. 3247 )  £ 175.00

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Offered for sale by: Richard Ford
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