New York: John Lane Company, 1902. Hardcover. 138p. A small grey cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Spine faintly tanned and spotted. Cover design lightly rubbed. Old newspaper clipping about Father Tabb pasted inside front cover; it has faded onto the facing endpaper. Hinges slightly shaken, but sbinding still tight enough for normal handling. Text unmarked. Item #181061
Poetry by Father John Banister Tabb (1845-1909), an American Catholic priest. Born a Southerner, he was a blockade runner during the Civil War and did time in a Union prison camp. After the war, he converted to Catholicism and became a priest. Alice Meynell compiled an anthology of his poetry in 1906. Measures approx. 5.75" x 4.5"