Poetry of the Age of Fable Collected by Thomas Bulfinch
Boston, J. E. Tilton, 1863. 1/2 Leather. 16mo (6 1/2 in. tall); ix 251 [4 ads]. Finely bound in tan half morocco over marbled paper covered boards, plus gilt titled and double-bordered compartments on brown morocco spine. Top edge gilt; fore-edge untrimmed. Tissued frontispiece, two decorated pages and six in-text illustrations. Marbled endpapers. Ribbon marker. Opens with Preface and Index. Closes with List of Authors. Appears unread. Extremities lightly worn, illustrated bookplate, rear fly-leaf stamped 117. Poems are dedicated to The Legends of Classical Mythology, including Cupid, Icarus, Pandora, Prometheus, Styx and others. Poetry by Keats, Machiavelli, Milton, Shakespeare, Virgil and others. American writer Thomas Bulfinch is best known for his collections of mythology and fables. Very good+ in no dust jacket.
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