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Circa 1854. Illustrated. Bound in black leather with extensive gilt decorations. Moderate soiling and scuffing to the covers, especially to the front. The gilt is faded on the front, less so on the back (it is actually quite bright on the back cover. Moderate to heavy edgewear, with the corners bumped and worn to the boards and heavy scuffing to the edges. The BACKSTRIP IS MISSING from the binding. The inner text is solid, with light soiling and fading to the pages (intermittently). Color decorated frontispiece. There are no authors given to the work in this volume but topics included within are The Refugee, The First Sabbath, Song of the Fisher Bride, The Aborigines of New England, Tribute to Music and Poetry, Influence of the Bible on Civil Governments, etc. In POOR condition.