The Household book of poetry collected and edited by Charles A. Dana with black and white illustrations. Full leather book measures 9 1/2" X 6 1/2", and has 816 numbered pages. Gold gild letter on cover and spine, gold gilt page ends. Copy right 1857 and 1866 by D. Appleton & Company, New York. This is the eleventh edition, revised and enlarged, published by D. Appleton & Co., 549 & 551 Broadway, New York, 1875. Contains poems of nature ,childhood, friendship, love, ambition, comedy, tragedy and sorrow, imagination, sentiment and reflection, and religion. Binding is tight and interior pages are clean and unmarked. The front cover is trying to separate a little on the front top end. In Excellent Antique 138 year old condition with light age appropriate wear to some of the first few pages, and some of the last few. Very light age appropriate coloring to the interior pages.
Item ID: C8-64
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