BRITANNIA ANTIQUISSIMA; or, A Key to the Philology of History (Sacred and Profane).

Melbourne: Henry Tolman Dwight, 1860. FIRST EDITION. Item #12568

Victorian cloth binding, blind stamped, with wear at the top and bottom of spine; rubbed but firm; internals clean; Good+ or better copy of a scarce title with primary emphasis on the Druids, but with additional material on the Bardic tradition and its symbols (includes a most interesting page relating the runes to other Welsh symbolism with an interesting reference to Tantra). Two plates, tinted. 216 pages. Octavo. Three more volumes were planned but never came to be.

Price: $225.00

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