|Delilah Plays the Ponies|
Citation: Toronto: Musson, .
Edition: First Canadian edition, variant binding C.
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.
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, . 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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