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The Age of Fable or Beauties of Mythology

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $139.95

Publisher: Boston, S. W. Tilton and Company: 1855

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13224

Condition: Very Good+; Brown cloth hardcover with blind stamped decoration and bright gilt mythology figures on the front board, spine head and tail lightly frayed; clean pages; tight binding; index 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


This is Bulfinch's major work published by Tilton the same year (1855) as the acknowledged "true first edition" by Sanborn. Although the title page identifies Tilton as the publisher, the spine is imprinted with the name "Lee & Shepard Boston". If you are confused, so are we; nonetheless, this is a near fine copy of this relatively rare edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 488 pages View more info