PALGRAVE, Francis. The Golden Treasury. Macmillan and Co. 1904.
8vo., 2 volumes, in contemporary gilt ruled half green crushed morocco over marbled paper boards, spines panelled and lettered in gilt, with floral gilt pattern incorporating red flower onlays. Small chip to one headband, joints slightly rubbed, sunning to spines otherwise a handsome set.
Second series of Palgrave's renowned anthology of English poetry. From the library of Henry Slaone Coffin with his bookplate in each volume and with Christmas presentation inscriptions in both volumes from Coffin to his future wife Dorothy Prentice Eells.
Henry Sloane Coffin was president of the Union Theological Seminary, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and one of the most famous ministers in the U.S.