Over the Bounding Waves of Life (ca. 1890) Illust. Poetry Book
Over the Bounding Waves of Life. Illustrated by FREDERICK MARSCHALL, Published by DeWolfe, Fiske, Boston, (ca. 1890).An illustrated poetry book.
A rare copy of a late 19th-century American book of verse and lithograph images.
The published maritime illustrations by Frederick Marschall are accompanied by brief printed verse, each poetic extract with a nautical theme. The poets quoted include Charles A. Fox, Bayard Taylor, C. Dibdin, Thomas Lovell Beddoes, and William Shakespeare.
Hardcover. First Edition. Missing front endpaper(s) and copyright page, if they were present, to begin with (circa 1890). About 8 x 14-1/2 oblong. Nice overall for age with few wear marks to pasted cover illustration and mild edgewear. First poetry page is loose and present. Beautiful monotone illustrations throughout. Nice overall for this scare illustrated poetry book!