The Chieftain and Satires 1903 by VALENTINE BROWN ~ Antique Poetry Portland Oregon


Title: The Chieftain and Satires

Author: Valentine Brown

Description: Light-orangish-brown cloth boards, stamped in black on front cover. A few light spots of soiling to covers. Light erasure on ffep, otherwise the interior is clean and unmarked. 190, [2] pages. 6.7 x 4.75 inches.

The third book of verse by Valentine Brown (1862-1926), author, lawyer, and son of Portland pioneers. In 1923, An item in the Oregon Journal newspaper announcing the governor of Oregon's proclamation of Author's Week, mentions Brown in the same breath as Ben Hur Lampman and Elizabeth Lambert Wood.

The author notes that the title poem and ''The Spirits' Concert'' were written in 1890, ''The Reveille'' in 1899, and the remainder were written in 1903.

[I] The Chieftain.
[II] The Spirits' Concert.
[III] Reputation, Great and Co., Publishers.
[IV] The New Women.
[V] The Microbes.
[VI] The Reveille.
[VII] The Pilgrims.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [published by author]
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1903

Keywords: poetry, verse, Portland, Oregon,

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