Binding: Hyperion: A Romance with Illustrations by Birket Foster. John Leighton, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Binding: Hyperion: A Romance with Illustrations by Birket Foster
Binding: Hyperion: A Romance with Illustrations by Birket Foster
Binding: Hyperion: A Romance with Illustrations by Birket Foster

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Binding: Hyperion: A Romance with Illustrations by Birket Foster

London: David Bogue, 1853.

First edition thus. Original blue publisher's cloth with deep inset on cover, complex gilt ruled design on both covers and spine by John Leighton. First illustrated edition, with nearly one hundred wood engravings by Birket Foster. Contains 18pp. illustrated catalogue of "Birket Foster's Beautifully Illustrated Editions" by Bogue of London at end. Some wear to head of spine. Bright copy of a book seldom seen in original cloth.

Price: $250.00   Item #392