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Title page contains illuminated initial. First page has illuminated floral border. Last page of manuscript signed: "Written out and illuminated by Marian Lane, Washington, D.C., 1910." Title page with illuminated initial.
Manuscript copy of a collection of poetry written by Thomas Campbell Esqr. Title page and some poems illustrated with ornate ink borders. A poem within the collection, entitled "Gertrude of Wyoming," is noteworthy as the first long poem with an American setting by a British author.
Manuscript original translation of Homer's Hymn to Aphrodite. Contains a preface and glossary of ancient Greek mythological figures and places that appear in the Hymn. Incipit initial letter beginning each page hand painted and embellished with watercolor floral ornamentation. Parchment edge gilded.
Copied in black ink with watercolor incipit initials. Title page calligraphy colored. Margins embellished with decorative watercolor and gold medallions. Last page of manuscript signed and dated by copyist.