On Sunny Shores With Illustrations by Margaret Landers Randolph.

  • Scollard, Clinton
  • New York: Charles L. Webster & Company 1893




FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, 8vo, pp. 237, [1]. Original pale green cloth, spine and front board lettered and blocked in gilt. Spine ends a little bumped, most of the gilt rubbed from spine. Inscribed by the author for Frederick W. Skiff (January 20th 1917) with manuscript 4-line poem ‘The Hills of Song’, bookplate of Frederick W. Skiff to pastedown, address label to Skiff from Scollard loosely inserted, bookseller’s ticket of Meier & Frank Co., Portland, Oregon to rear pastedown.


A travelogue interspersed with verse by the American poet Clinton Scollard (1860-1932), relating a journey through Europe and into Syria. This copy is inscribed to the book collector Frederick Woodward Skiff (1867-1947); Skiff's extensive library was dispersed by auctioneers Butterfield and Butterfield in 1947.

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