Boston: J.E. Tilton and Co., 1863. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 18mo. Fine / No Jacket. Item #000500
Beautifully rebound in navy blue buckram, with title in gilt on spine. T.e.g. viii, 251 p.p.  p.p. ads. b/w frontispiece with tissue guard. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar on front pastedown endpaper. Previous owner signature inscribed at head of title page. Some trimming to pages at bottom edges throughout, but not affecting text. Light rubbing to head and tail of spine. Bottom corners slightly bumped, but otherwise in fine condition. Verse 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.