BRITANNIA ANTIQUISSIMA; or, A Key to the Philology of History (Sacred and profane).
Melbourne: Henry Tolman Dwight, 1860. FIRST EDITION. Victorian cloth binding, blind stamped, with wear at the top and bottom of spine; rubbed, but firm; internals clean; Good 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 on colored stock. Three more volumes were planned but never came to be published. Also, note the Australian imprint. 216 pages. Octavo. (Item ID: F3-14748)