BALLADS AND LYRICS
Selected by Henry Cabot Lodge
This handsome antique book was published in Boston by Houghton, Mifflin and Company, probably in the late 1800's. (Copyright 1880.) Henry Cabot Lodge was a historian and an influential U.S. Congressman (Republican) from Massachusetts. Here, he has compiled selections from famous poets including Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Goldsmith, Cowper, Burns, Scott, Byron, Shelley, Longfellow, Browning and Whittier.
Features: Bevel-edged, brown hardcover with gold and black lettering; gold-edged pages; many excellent engraved illustrations.
Condition: Colors on the cover are still bright. There are some scrapes and frayed areas. The title page is detached, but present. There are some brown spots (foxing), mostly on frontispiece illustration and title page. There may be more minor flaws. $28 + shipping.