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Bulfinch, Thomas

Bulfinch, Thomas, 1796–1867, American author, b. Newton, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1814. He wrote a series of works popularizing fable and legend, including The Age of Fables (1855), The Age of Chivalry (1858), Legends of Charlemagne (1863), and Oregon and Eldorado (1866).

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