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Delilah Plays the Ponies
Fraser, W.A.


Index: FR-E01.300
Citation: Toronto: Musson, [1927].
Edition: First Canadian edition, variant binding C.

Title Page:

    DELILAH PLAYS | THE PONIES | BY | W. A. FRASER | Author of "Thoroughbreds,"
          | "Bulldog Carney," etc. | [ornament: company crest] | TORONTO | THE MUSSON BOOK COMPANY | LIMITED

        In three boxes which are in turn enclosed in an outer single-rule border. Box one = title; box two = author
        information and ornament; box three = company information. 


Description:

TITLE-PAGE VERSO: (middle): Copyright, 1927 | THE MUSSON BOOK COMPANY LTD. | TORONTO.
	(bottom): PRINTED IN CANADA | THE UNITED PRESS LIMITED | TORONTO, ONT. 


DEDICATION PAGE: none.


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: blank.


ENDPAPERS: plain.


ILLUSTRATIONS: none.


PAGES/HEIGHT: [i-vi], 7-319, [1p] / 19.3 cm.


COVER: cloth, linen grain / dark green.
	(front): boxed in a single-rule border, blindstamped.
	(front, top): title and author's name, in red.
	(spine, top): title and author's name, in red.
	(spine, bottom): company name, in red.


DUST-JACKET: paper / wrap-around illustration.
	(back-spine-front): [illustration, horse race], in full colour.
	(front, top): title and author's name, in red.
	(spine, top): title and author's name, in red.
	(spine, bottom): company name, in red.
	(front, flap): blurb on book, in black.
	(back, flap): blurb on R. Beach, The Mating Call.


COPIES EXAMINED: OPET; NSHD; NBFU; pc(dustjacket); OTU-V


NOTE: First Canadian edition, variant binding C, [1927]. The OTU-V copy has a presentation inscription by
         the author to W. A. Deacon, Toronto literary figure, date 17 September 1927.

         Appears in Musson advertisement priced at $2.00 [Bookseller and Stationer 43.10 (Oct 1927): 62].






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