Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1883. Miss L.B. HUMPHREY. Three-quarter leather bound. [ANTHOLOGY]. Designs by Miss L.B. Humphrey.
ADAMS, Sarah Flower. Nearer, My God, to Thee.
KNOX, William. Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud?
LYTE, Henry Francis. Abide With Me.
TOPLADY, Augustus Montague. Rock of Ages.
HEMANS, Felicia. The Breaking Waves Dashed High.
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. He Giveth His Beloved Sleep.
PAYNE, John Howard. Home Sweet Home.
TENNYSON, Alfred. Ring Out, Wild Bells.
8vo; pp; three-quarters bound in brown calf with marbled boards, 4 banded spine with the title “Favorite Poems” gilt-stamped; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; thick creamy stock; lacking a general title page, each poem with its own title page; printed recto only; profusely engraved; rubbing and chipping to board, a few spots, split to paper over hinges but holding; very good. Very good. Item #1484
A custom anthology of poetry. Most are well-known hymns, all published by Lee and Shepard, all designs by Miss L.B. Humphrey, and engravings by John and George Andrews of Boston.