1863 Rare Book - Poetry of the AGE of FABLE - The Legends of Classical Mythology.
Author: Various. (Thomas Bulfinch, editor).
Title: Poetry of the AGE of FABLE - The Legends of Classical Mythology.
Publisher: Boston: S. W. Tilton and Company, no date (circa 1863).
Language: Text in English.
Size : 6.5 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: ix-250 pages.
Binding: Very attractive and very good full cloth gilt decorated binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in this binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing and staining).
Illustrations: Including very nice illustrations throughout.
The book: Rare and very attractive edition of this book of verses gathered from poets of antiquity up to the Victorian era who invoked legends and classical myths in their work, including Byron, Longfellow, Milton, Ovid, Keats, and others.
The editor: Thomas Bulfinch (July 15, 1796 – May 27, 1867) was an American writer born in Newton, Massachusetts, best known for the book Bulfinch's Mythology.
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