Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1910. Elihu Vedder. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. INSCRIBED with an ORIGINAL POEM by the Author on the front endpaper, small 8vo (7 1/2" x 5 1/8"), illustrated with a frontispiece depicting a despondent fettered sitting angel by Elihu Vedder (with tissue guard), black cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover, ix, [x] + 95,  pages. Very Good / None. Item #3829
Theodore Chickering Williams (1855 - 1915) was a prominent Unitarian minister, hymn writer, translator, and poet. Educated at Harvard and its Div School (1882), he became the Unitarian pastor of All Souls, N. Y. (1882-96). From 1899, he was the first headmaster of the Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York. In addition to many hymns, Rev. Williams also published English translations of the works of Latin poets.
RARE thus INSCRIBED and wtih an Original Poem. Generally Very Good Conditon internally: tight and clean, though its cloth is somewhat soiled and rubbed with worn edges. The frontispiece by ELIHU VEDDER is noteworthy.