London: Macmillan and Co., 1856.
First edition. 5 1/ x 8 inches, 205pp. Bound in full red brown calf with gilt ruling, florets and lettering on both covers and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. The scarce first edition Kingsley's children's book on Greek mythology. With eight full-page illustrations by Kingsley. A prize book with 1856 inscription on front fly: "Helleston Grammar School. This prize was adjudged to Richard John Grey, by me, F. H Sivener, M.A., September 24, 1856." With the stamp, lower free fly: "Bound by Nutt, Cambridge." A handsome copy of a scarce Kingsley first edition.
Price: $450.00 Item #5126