THE BALLAD OF THE WHITE HORSE. Gilbert Chesterton.

THE BALLAD OF THE WHITE HORSE. New York: John Lane Company, 1911. Octavo, pp. 132, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. A poem "about the idealized exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great ... Written in ballad form, the work has been described as one of the last great traditional epic poems ever written in the English language" (Wikipedia). Tiny owner's name stamped on the front free endpaper. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, a bright, tight, very good copy. (#164751).

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