Second issue (with dust-jacket):
London: John Murray, 14 Sep 1928,
THE POEMS OF
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.
(poems) London: John Murray, 21 Sep
1922, xii+242(2)pp, hc;
Dedication: TO J.C.D. THIS –
AND ALL, February 1911
IF it were not for the hillocks
You'd think little of
The rivers would seem tiny
If it were not for the
If you never saw the brushwood
You would under-rate the
And so you see the purpose
Of such little rhymes as
This volume contains nearly the
whole of the three small collections named "Songs of
Action," "Songs of the Road," and "The Guards came through."
To these are added a number of new pieces: "The Farewell,"
"Now then, Smith!" "To my Lady," "A Reminiscence of
Cricket," "The Bugles of Canada," "Christmas in Trouble,"
"To Carlo," "To Ronald Ross," "Little Billy," "Take Heart,"
"Retrospect," and "Comrades." There is also added a short
poetical one-act play, "The Journey."
Arthur Conan Doyle.