Ultima Thule.Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1881 Stock Code: 116670
In the bright original clothSecond edition (first 1880). There is an obituary for George Washington Greene from the New York Nation, dated 1883, tipped-in opposite Longfellow's "Dedication to G.W.G.", and a four-page insert bearing Longfellow's poem "From My Armchair" laid-in to the front endpapers. There are also two pressed flowers affixed to two of the binder's blanks at the rear of the book, dated 1881 and captioned with titles and locations.
Duodecimo. Original blue boards, lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, gilt centrepiece to front cover, top edge gilt.
Frontispiece and facsimile signature with tissue guard. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper and some marginalia.
Some rubbing to extremities, light foxing to endpapers, a very good copy, the cloth bright.
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