THE WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER; ARTIST'S EDITION.

By: WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF

Price: $1,250.00

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Book Condition: VeryGood+


8vo (6¼” x 8¾”). 7 volumes. Limited Edition. Set number 543 of 750 sets. IN THE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS.

Unsigned Sarah Wyman Whitman binding design in gold on a three piece parchment and grey silk binding; half-title and title page printed in red and black; maroon eps; t.e.g. Vol. I: p. 435; Vol II: p. 347; Vol. III: p. 376; Vol. IV: p. 429; Vol. V: p. 436; Vol. VI: p. 437; Vol. VII: p. 402.

Printed on English handmade paper and Illustrated with engraved frontis. portraits as well as engravings, photogravures and etchings on India paper from drawings by Howard Pyle, Frederic Remington and others.

Whittier's complete works, which Whittier revised and rearranged himself for this production. This is the second state of this issue, which includes the insert of Whittier's final poem, "To Oliver Wendell Holmes".

A very good + set, with light to moderate wear to the silk on all the edges; vol. I has three small (1/8”) stains on the silk cloth on front board and two small stains (1/16" and 1/2”) on the silk of the rear board; vol. II has a small spot (1/16") of rubbing to the silk on the rear board.

The very good dust jackets are lightly to moderately soiled with tanning to the spine panels, and light fading to the gilt on the spine panel.

Exceptionally scarce in the grey silk binding, in this condition, and with the dust jackets. BAL 22330; BPL 06_04_000272.

Title: THE WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER; ARTIST'S EDITION.

Author Name: WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF

Illustrator: Howard Pyle, Frederic Remington, Frank T. Merrill, E. H. Garrett, W. T. Smedley, H. Winthrop Pierce, F.O. C. Darley and others

Categories: Poetry, Fine Binding, Decorative Cloth, Arts & Crafts Movement, American publisher's Bindings, 19th C., American Decorative Cloth,

Edition: First

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1892

Binding: Parchment and silk

Book Condition: VeryGood+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2189