1806 ODES CHIEFLY FROM THE NORSE TONGUE Rare NEW YORK Imprint
THE GARLAND OF FLOWERS; Composed of CUPID AND PSYCHE, from The GOLDEN ASS OF APULEIUS. Anonymous. and Of ODES, CHIEFLY FROM THE NORSE TONGUE. BY T. J. MATHIAS, ESQ. I. Riley & Co., NEW YORK, 1806. First edition. Recent Hardcover Binding, green cloth covered boards with green cloth tape covered spine, entire book bound within including the front and rear blank endpapers; 5" x 8", 82 pages. First American edition of HUDSON GURNEY'S translation of CUPID AND PSYCHE. MATHIAS'S translation of The TWILIGHT OF THE GODS appears to be published here for the first time. Condition: FOXING throughout, some corner creases and page edge wear, one page has a closed horizontal tear across iits entire surface, nonetheless, complete and tightly bound, with text that is fully legible throughout. A solid copy of this important work printed in America in 1806.