Deportmental Ditties and other verses.
By Harry Graham
Illustrated by Lewis Baumer.
Published by ….. wait for it…………. Mills & Boon (Now there’s
This seems to be a
first edition and we have been trying (not very hard we confess) to track down
the precise date. Probably 1909 but we are
making no promises. Hard back in rather
7½ x 10 inches
127 pages of corny verses sprinkled with delicious
Topics covered include Birth, Marriage, Dancing and so on.
Here is the first verse of On the Road:
When seated in a motor-car
Upon the King’s highway,
It often gives me quite a jar
To find how selfish people are
How rude the things they say.
I censure the pedestrian classes
Who hold their noses as one passes….