October 23rd, 2014 Diwali/Deepavali October 24th, 2014 World Development Information Day October 24th, 2014 United Nations Day October 25th, 2014 Muharram/Islamic New Year October 27th, 2014 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage October 29th, 2014 World Stroke Day October 31st, 2014 Nevada Day October 31st, 2014 Halloween November 1st, 2014 All Saints November 1st, 2014 All Saints' Day November 2nd, 2014 Daylight Saving Time ends November 2nd, 2014 All Souls' Day November 4th, 2014 Election Day November 6th, 2014 Return Day Delaware November 6th, 2014 World Day to Protect the Environment in War November 10th, 2014 World Science Day November 11th, 2014 Veterans Day November 14th, 2014 World Diabetes Day November 16th, 2014 International Day for Tolerance November 16th, 2014 World Day for Road Traffic Victims November 19th, 2014 International Men's Day November 20th, 2014 Africa Industrialization Day November 20th, 2014 World Philosophy Day November 20th, 2014 Universal Children's Day November 21st, 2014 World Television Day
G K Chesterton - Two Autograph Poems - Evils Of Empire & Power 1907 Rare For Sale
ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, TWO ORIGINAL POEMS FROM THE HAND OF GILBERT KEITH | G. K. CHESTERTON FROM THE ALBUM OF LUCY MASTERMAN. . . PUBLISHED NOW IN THE 2008 EDITION OF THE COLLECTED WORKS OF CHESTERTON.See:
Purchased originally from Loome Booksellers, who was at that time handling a great collection of books from thelibrary of J. R. R. Tolkien, manuscripts by the Inklings, and this little gem of course. Published in the 2008 edition of his collectedworks from thepresent manuscript.Originally extracted from the 'album' of close friend of Chesterton, Lucy Masterman, it actually contains two poems.The first is an absolutely blistering reproof of the brutaland colonial heavy-handingof the Boer War [ you know it won't be subtle when it starts with 'So Cecil Rhodes has gone to Hell,' ]. There are extensive ntoes about the personsmentioned in the piece if you visit the link above. They are nearly all people who were winning blood money and powerfrom theatrocities of the war [which we now know was marked by internment and concentration camps, etc.]. The final stanza is really a separate point and hinges on the last line of the previous poem and israther a pessimistic[read, realistic] commentary on power. Absolutely 100% guaranteed authentic. An original MSs of greater size sold at Christie's for in excess of $26,000. Don't pass this one up.Some tears to second leaf at folds, but no problem at all when mounted. MISCELLANEOUS REMARKS:
MOST BOOKS SHIP DOMESTICALLY FOR $4.00 FOR THE FIRST VOLUME AND $1.00 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL BOOK sale WON DURING THE SAME WEEK.
SHIPPING PRICES QUOTED IN THE sale ARE FOR SINGLE-BOOK sales MEASURING 6 X 9 X 2 INCHES OR LESS. ESPECIALLY FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, ITEMS EXCEEDING THOSE DIMENSIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE.
DUST AND ASHES PUBLICATIONS HAVE BEEN PURVEYORS OF FINE AND RARE EVANGELICAL BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS AND EPHEMERA FOR OVER FIFTEEN YEARS. WE’D BE DELIGHTED TO HELP IN ANY WAY WE CAN.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE A SMALL, FAMILY/FRIEND RUN OPERATION. IF OUR SHIPPER IS SICK, IT WILL CAUSE A BIT OF A DELAY. WE WORK HARD AND ENJOY WHAT WE DO AND INTEND ON KEEPING IT THAT WAY. PLEASE, IF YOU HAVE A BENT TOWARD INFLEXIBILITY OR EXPECT OF US WHAT YOU MIGHT EXPECT OF AMAZON AND OTHER LARGE CORPORATIONS, PLEASE CONSIDER NOT offerDING.
This item has been shown 0 times.
G K Chesterton - Two Autograph Poems - Evils Of Empire & Power 1907 Rare: $1,914