Edition: First edition
Montreal: Southam Printing Company, 1959. Octavo, pp (4), 43, stapled in brown textured card covers. Soft vertical crease to front cover; soft crease to lower inner corner of front cover and early leaves; else fine. Inscribed by the author. A collection of verse by the noted Canadian historian, military historian, journalist, and film maker. Stevens was born in Nova Scotia and lived for some years in Kamloops, BC. He took a B.A. from the University of Alberta in 1915, and then enlisted in the Alberta Regiment, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, eventually reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He was wounded at the Battle of Sanctuary Wood on 2 June 1916, and gassed on 28 October 1917. He was on loan to the Indian Army during WWII. The book contains on pp 29-35 a section of war poetry "That Other War". The book has two dedications to mates killed in the Great War and a 1925 poem "Colonel Bogey". Uncommon book. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Condition: Binding: Softcover