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Inscription on first blank after endpapers, otherwise clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and decorative stamping in blank. Inscription to Thomas Hornsby Ferril from Will C Ferril / Denver, Colorado." Poet Thomas Hornsby Ferril (1896–1988) was educated at Colorado College and a lifelong resident of Denver. With his wife, Helen Ferril, he published the Rocky Mountain Herald from 1939 to 1972. He also served as publicity director for Great Western Sugar for more than 40 years and was appointed Colorado poet laureate in 1979. This Swinburne volume includes "Thalassius", "On the Cliffs", "The Garden of Cymodoce" and "Birthday Ode" (for the anniversary festival of Victor Hugo).