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Fires of driftwood
Fires of driftwood
- Statement of Responsibility
Isabel Ecclestone MacKay ; with decorations by J. E. H. MacDonald.
Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone
MacDonald, J. E. H.
- Physical Description
, 9-139,  p. ; 189 x 127 mm. (20 cm.)
- Place of Publication
McClelland and Stewart
- Date of Publication
Former owner: L. M. Montgomery.
Provenance: presented to..... by L.M. Montgomery in a holograph inscription on front end paper as follows: "Dearest, I hope you will find in these poems the pleasure I have found in my copy. They seem echoes of the old days where we tasted life together. Lovingly yours, Maud, 1923"
L.M. Montgomery Institute. Ryrie-Campbell Collection.
Slight separation of front end paper from front page ; minor edge wear, minor stain top front p. through p. 15 ; missing dust jacket .
Donated by Donna Jane Campbell.
[all lines hand-lettered within three wavy rectangles; the first four lines and the illustrations are within a separate rectangle divided into three compartments] / [illustration of stars] / [curved ornamental line] / FIRES OF / DRIFTWOOD / BY ISABEL ECCLESTONE MACKAY / [double rule with an extra rule at each end] / [the next line above an illustration of flames rising from an ocean up to stars] / WITH DECORATIONS BY J [ornament] E [ornament] H [ornament] MACDONALD A [ornament] R [ornament] C [ornament] A [ornament] / McCLELLAND [the c is raised with a small ornament below it] AND STEWART / PUBLISHERS [ornament] TORONTO (p.215)
Issued in black paper boards, quarter-bound with red cloth, with illustration of waves and fire stamped in gold on upper board. Printed by Warwick Bros. & Rutter, Lts. Reprinted in December 1922. Decoration by J.E.H. MacDonald, [member of the Group of Seven ; decorations include Binding, t.p., dust jacket and end papers], lettering by Thoreau MacDonald. The sheets from this edition were used in The Complete Poems of Isabel Ecclestone MacKay published by M&S in 1930.
- Call Number(s)
(Toronto : Warwick Bros., & Rutter, Ltd.).