Japp, Alexander Hay, L.L.D. (Glasgow), FRSE (M)

Surname: Japp
Forename(s): Alexander Hay
b. 27 December 1836. d. 29 September 1905. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
Poet, translator, fiction writer, journalist, literary adviser, and publisher. Pseudonyms include E. Conder Gray, A. J. P., A. N. Mount Rose, A. F. Scot, Rupert II, H. A. Page, P. J, and Paul May. Born in Montrose. Attended University of Edinburgh without graduating. General literary adviser to Strahan publishers, working as an editor for their periodicals (including Good Words), and later Hurst and Blackett (1882-1888). Established the publishers Marshall, Japp, & Co in 1880, which was purchased by T. Fisher Unwin in 1882. Close friend and correspondent of Robert Louis Stevenson. Biographical information: ODNB. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 35
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Gifts 1872 Good Words Poet 2218
Memories 1873 Good Words Poet 2446
Looking Back 1873 Good Words Poet 2455
A Music Lesson 1874 Good Words Poet 2517
Echoes 1874 Good Words Poet 2508
Farewell to the Old Year 1874 Good Words Poet 2475
Three Flowers 1875 Good Words Poet 2531
A Debt Unpaid 1875 Good Words Poet 2538
In the Snow Drift 1876 Good Words Poet 2591
Summer 1876 Good Words Poet 2609
In Harvest-Time 1877 Good Words Poet 2655
Regained 1877 Good Words Poet 2652
Staffa 1877 Good Words Poet 2658
A Touch of Pity 1878 Good Words Poet 2741
In Drury Lane 1878 Good Words Poet 2755
III. Autumn in the Woods 1878 Good Words Poet 12367
IV. In Memoriam. J. D. (Sept. 11th, 1877) 1878 Good Words Poet 12368
In Arcadia 1879 Good Words Poet 2805
The Butterfly 1879 Good Words Translator 5697
The May Queen 1879 Good Words Poet 2785
Spring in Field and Wood 1879 Good Words Poet 2778
Harvest 1879 Good Words Poet 2797
Summer 1879 Good Words Poet 2788
Eventide 1879 Good Words Poet 2800
The Rabbit and the Teal. (From the French) 1880 Good Words Translator 3551
Charity 1880 Good Words Poet 3553
The Echo of a Song 1892-03 Victorian Magazine Poet 1526
For the Princess May (May 19, 1893) 1893-07 Atalanta Poet 2269
Lullaby 1894-08 Atalanta Poet 2311
The Burial of Alaric. [Thoroldsen speaks] 1895-10 Atalanta Poet 2351
Sicilian Octaves. [To Dr. Richard Garnett, C. B., with grateful thanks for his Sicilian Octaves] 1896-04 Atalanta Poet 2363
Sicilian Octaves 1896-05 Atalanta Poet 2369
Penelope 1896-07 Atalanta Poet 2374
English Rispetti On Some Flowers 1896-09 Atalanta Poet 2379
Sicilian Octave. Love 1898-11 Atalanta Poet 15925