London: The Bodley Head, 1900. Parrish, Maxfield. Hardcover. FIRST THUS. Previous owner's bookplate to front free endpaper and name written on half title page. Front hinges just starting. Frontis, title page and beginning of each chapter photogravure reproductions with tissue guards. Profusely illustrated by Maxfield Parrish. Stamped olive - green boards features castle on a rocky hill with green trees. River and sky in gilt. Framed in black rules. Worn gilt titles on spine. 8.25 x 6". 252 pp. Clean, tight. VERY GOOD. Item #74929
A collection of reminiscences of childhood in imagery and metaphor rooted in the culture of ancient Greece.