London: George J. Stevenson, 1858.
Hardcover. First edition. Octavo. 452pp. + errata. Illustrated. Fold-out chart titled "A Universal Table of Genealogy" that starts with Noah. Fold out
is delicate, but complete. Green cloth. Recased and neatly rebacked, about very good, binder's label on rear endpaper. Religious
interpretation of ancient mythology, contains much etymology and word origins and play on words for didactic clarification. Author writes
under name "John Bull' A mythological creature of vague definition. Sometimes good sometimes evil but always and for all time seeing everything. Written with a dry sense of humor, but the author is serious in intent, and the book is more than a tongue-in-cheek exposition. Scarce.