Poems and Songs by Sarah Parker Douglas "The Irish Girl"
Title: Poems and Songs
Author: Sarah Parker Douglas "The Irish Girl"
Publisher: H. Henry, Ayr
Date: No date - c1880
Hardback - Fourth Edition
Additional Product Information
Sarah Parker (1824 – 1880) aas born in Newry in what is now Northern Ireland however she lived most of her life in Scotland after emigrating to Ayr with her parents. She worked as a farm servant and started to publish poetry in the "Ayr Advertiser. The published poem on the 1844 Burns’ Festival brought her some recognition and she came to be known as "the Irish girl." She married a Scot, Dougal Douglas.
Her Other books:
The Opening of the Sixth Seal and Other Poems (1846)
Miscellaneous Poems* (1856)
Poems and Songs* (1880)
The book is generally in good condition with good cover boards with some rubbing of the gilt titles and front vignette. Inside there is some looseness in the binding due to weakness of the endpapers however the pages themselves are bright and clean throughout.
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