Category: SARAH WYMAN WHITMAN

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TWO WORLDS; AND OTHER POEMS

By: GILDER, RICHARD WATSON; GILDER, HELENA De KAY, illustrations

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Company: 1891

Edition: First

Inscription: Yes

Seller ID: 1879

Condition: Very Good


12mo (4 5/8” x 7 1/4”). pp. 115. First Printing. VELLUM ISSUE INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF TITLE. Unsigned binding design by Sarah Wyman Whitman in gold on vellum. Spine titles and decorations in gold. Includes 7 decorative illustrations by Helena de Kay Gilder; t.e.g. Inscribed by the author in the month following publication to Elizabeth Weston Stickney, a close family friend and wife of prominent New York attorney, Albert Stickney, who was a contributor to The Century Magazine, for which Gilder was the editor. A very good copy, wit... View more info

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NOTO AN UNEXPLORED CORNER OF JAPAN

By: [WHITMAN, SARAH WYMAN (binding design)]; LOWELL, PERCIVAL

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1891

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2035

Condition: Near fine


12mo (4 3/4” x 7 1/4”). pp. 261. Unsigned Whitman binding design of a historic Japanese Mon in red on black cloth with titles in Mrs. Whitman's rustic sans serif font in gold; t.e.g.Noto is the mountainous peninsula and province on the west coast of Hondo, the main island of Japan. This is the story of Mr. Lowell's trip to Noto through the plains, mountains and the inland sea of Japan by train and jinrikisha.Although at least one reference calls this design a lotus flower, this image is Mrs. Whitman's interpretation of a historic mandarin-orange flower, or Tachibana (Citrus... View more info