The Cremation of Sam McGee. Robert Service.
The Cremation of Sam McGee
The Cremation of Sam McGee

The Cremation of Sam McGee

UC Santa Cruz, Cowell College: THIS IS NOT A PIPE PRESS, 1988. Hardcover. Robert Service's most famous poem was based on events he observed while in the Yukon, where a man was cremated who had died after a boat struck a rock on Lake Laberge. The poem has more recently been memorialized in song by Johnny Cash. 8" x 4". Gray cloth boards with marbled paper wraps, no titles to spine or cover. Unpaginated, 10 pp. "Printed among the trees aud wildflowers of Santa Cruz", limited to an unknown number of copies. Text is accompanied by four woodcuts pasted in. Light rubbing and bumping to corners of covers and spine, spine appears to have minor fading. Text and illustrations are vibrant, rear free endpaper has 2" tear to tail fore edge with 1" x 0.5" missing, gift inscription recto to the limitation page, specified as copy "?" on limitation page. VG+. Very Good. Item #2019-J407

Price: $100.00

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