Item #14263 The Golden Legend. H W. Longfellow, Sidney H. Meteyard.
The Golden Legend

The Golden Legend

[London] and New York: Hodder & Stoughton and George H. Doran, 1910. Very Good. Item #14263

[London]: Hodder & Stoughton; New York: George H. Doran, [1910]. First Meteyard-illustrated Edition. Quarto; publisher's olive pictorial cloth embossed in gilt; viii,153pp.; tipped in color frontispiece, twenty-four (24) leaves with accompanying printed tissue guards. Very light shelf wear including tiny chip at spine crown, faint surface abrasion to front pastedown from partially removed gift inscription, else a Very Good, still quite brilliant and presentable copy overall.

Lovely trade edition of Longfellow's lengthy 1851 poem, replete with Sidney Meteyard's vivid illustrations reminiscent of his stained glass window designs.

Price: $65.00