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Poems / John Greenleaf Whittier


Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings


7-1/2 in

5 in

John Greenleaf Whittier

Lovell's Library

New York

New York

United States

North America

circa 1886

Publisher's Binding- Gold Band Titles

Bound in light brown beveled cloth with black and gilt stamping of intricate borders of flowers, leaves, repeat patterns, and classical urn. Eastlake elements. Spine features a classical urn and a three leaf clover. Publisher's name in gilt to the bottom of spine reads "Belford, Clarke and Co. All edges gilt. Tan floral endpapers.

Identical binding design as Lovell's Poems by William Cullen Bryant. (2015.7.66)

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