This early work of poetry is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains a collection of poems by English poet Alfred Noyes. This is a fascinating work and thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the history of English poetry. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Originally published in 1912, this book contains an excellent collection of poetry by the much-loved English poet Alfred Noyes, best known for his ballads 'The Highwayman' and 'The Barrel-Organ'. Many of these earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
This text contains a collection of poetry written by Alfred Noyes, first published in 1922. The poems revolve around number of great scientific minds whose contributions to human endeavour are more than remarkable and, in the author's mind, of great poetic value. A wonderful compendium of poesy sure to appeal to lovers of poetry as well as those interested in the cultural history of science, this anthology well deserves a place atop any bookshelf. It also constitutes a must-read for fans of Noyes's seminal work. The poems included herein are: 'Copernicus', 'Tycho', 'Brahe', 'Kepler', 'Galileo', 'Newton', 'William Herschel Conducts', and 'Sir John Herschel Remembers.' Alfred Noyes (1880 - 1958) was an English poet, composer of short stories, and playwright, most remembered for his ballads: 'The Highwayman' and 'The Barrel-Organ'. We are proud to republish this antique book, now complete with a new prefatory biography of Alfred Noyes.