WHITTIER, John Greenleaf.

Poems.

Vignette Edition, With One Hundred New Illustrations by William A. McCullough.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1893 Stock Code: 149317
£375.00
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First edition, in a superb binding by W. Barlow and annotated by his son on the verso of the front free endpaper "This book was bound and the gold work is all hand tooled by my father... H. Carl Barlow. Given to Marywith, July 7, 1972".

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Description

Octavo (179 x 118 mm). Finely bound by W. Barlow in brown morocco, titles direct to spine, raised bands, delicate gilt tooling to compartments, central vertical gilt rolls to boards, with ornate arabesques in gilt to outer half of front board, turn-ins elegantly tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, small star motifs in gilt to edges.

Illustrations

Monochrome frontispiece, title vignette, and numerous similar illustrations to the text.

Condition

Neat ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper verso. A fine copy.

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