1843 · Cambridge
Uncommon first edition: Poems from the author of "The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World," a classic work of military history. Most of the pieces here are translations from the classics. OCLC locates only two copies (Princeton and Cornell).
NSTC 2C42776. Disbound, laid into publisher's blind-stamped cloth covers, front cover with gilt-stamped title; covers detached, cloth gone from spine and all edges and extremities rubbed . Ex-library: Covers pressure-stamped by a now-defunct institution, front cover with paper shelving label, title-page and a number of others rubber-stamped, back free endpaper with pocket. Front free endpaper with inked gift inscription dated 1857. One leaf with long tears from inner margin, extending through text without loss. (Inventory #: 17990)