Songs of a navvy [poems] /
by Patrick MacGill.
|Summary:||First edition, octavo book by Patrick MacGill, "Songs of a Navvy" (n.d., c. 1911) in orig. burgundy wrappers with two autographed signed letters by MacGill tipped in. The first letter is dated 3 April 1912 from 4, The Clositers, Windsor Castle to "Mr. Naismith" informing him that he is working for Sir John Dalton. The second is dated 27 April 1912 is to "My Dear Sir" thanking him for the letter and his "advice re. secretarial duties. Honestly I hardly ever date letters. It's an awful bore". MacGill refers to the fact that "the book ["Songs of a Navvy"] is selling like wild fire, London is gone mad on it". |
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|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
|Notes:||In hand-made slip-case. |
Physical description: 85 p.,  leaf of plates : port ; 19 cm. (8vo)
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MS 49,428 (1-3)
Manuscripts Reading Room
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