CHRISTIAN BALLADS.

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1864. Frontispiece and extra-engraved title in red and black + 235 pages. Wood-engravings by John A. Hows. 8vo, gilt-pictorial brown cloth; all edges gilt; with the handstamp of the divinity school on the free front end-paper. Fine. Item #544

Originally published in 1840, this is the first edition to be illustrated. One of the more successful examples of ecclesiastic poetry, this work went through many editions and has been claimed as having helped make Coxe a Bishop (see DAB).

Price: $85.00

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