THE SONG OF THE GREAT BULL WHALE by William Hope Hodgson [in] THE GRAND MAGAZINE, Volume XV, March to June 1912.

London: George Newnes, Limited. 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. The first appearance in print of this poem by Hodgson, contained in a bound volume of THE GRAND MAGAZINE. Octavo, original red cloth, gilt titles and vignettes on spine & front panel. 594 pp. Cloth a bit chaffed and worn at spine tips, onner hinges a trifle cracked, previous owner's name, browning to text block; a very good copy. Nautical poem by William Hope Hodgson, it occupies about 2/3rds of p. 57. The magazine, which carries the false claim "ALL STORIES" on the title leaf, does contain stories by Jack London ("Sun Tales", Parts One and Two), Baroness Orczy ("Eldorado", Chapters I-IV), Arthur Stringer, H.C. Bailey and others; it also contains 14 poems, including the one by Hodgson, composed at the height of his career. Very Good. Item #303316

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