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PRIDE AND PASSION, Robert Burns 1759-1796

By: Ferguson, DeLancey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell Inc.: 1964

Edition: 1st Russell & Russell edition

Seller ID: 006519

Condition: Very Good


Originally published in 1939, by Oxford University Press. Complaining that there are no dynamic biographies of the Scottish poet, and foregoing the straight-time approach usual with such undertakings, DeLancey describes his book as "my answer to the question, subordinated or ignored by most chronological biographers, What sort of a man was Robert Burns? I have therefore discarded time-sequence in favour of the relationships of everyday life in which Burns most clearly revealed his personality." This copy from the library of Canadian poet/editor/essayist, Fred Cogswell, and bears his ... View more info

Generica (signed)

By: Ferguson, Will

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014115

Condition: As New


1st printing w/complete number sequence. Trade paperback original, and Ferguson's first novel after some well-received works of non-fiction. Shortly after "an overworked, underpaid editor" sees to publication a book which "promises to help readers lose weight, stop smoking, find inner peace and achieve true happiness," all hell breaks loose because the book works, and "an apocalyptic plague of happiness ensues." Signed on title page. 309 pages. An unread copy. View more info