THE HEROES; or, Greek Fairy Tales for my children. With eight illustrations by the author.
Cambridge.Macmillan and Co. 1856. xviii, , 205 [1 blank], [1pp. ad's] Eight full-page engraved plates. Recent half with gilt bands and blind decoration within the panels. original cloth panels bound in at end. Octavo. First edition. Some light spotting throughout; else a very good tight copy, in a handsome recent binding of 19th century style.Presentation copy, inscribed in Kingsley's hand: 'Margaret & Rose Froude from their affectionate Godfather & Godmother Charles & Fanny Xmas 1855.' James Froude was a close friend of Kingsley's. His first marriage was to Fanny's sister Charlotte.