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Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection

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This is a world map used in Neatline to display fan letters written to Susan Warner.

Subjects: World Map, Communication Map, Transportation Map

Brine, Louie to Mrs. Wetherell, 35 Lafayette Place, NY, July 16, 1880

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This is a letter from Louie Brine to Warner. She was a 14 year-old girl who felt compelled to share her love for Warner's work. She explained the intimate connection she felt with Ellen and Alice and the important lessons she learned from the novel.

Full Cover of Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition is covered with a blue leather grain embossed cloth (labeled Lea5 by the Library Company of Philadelphia). The front and back covers have an ornate arabesque blind-stamped border. The Putnam seal is blind-stamped in the center of the front and back covers. The title is at the top of the spine and the publisher's name, Putnam, is at the bottom of the spine. Both are gilt-stamped.

Subjects: Full Cover

Identifier: 74CIA_1

Front Pastedown of Volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This front cover pastedown of  1851 George P. Putnam's 1st edition, Vol. 1 of the Wide Wide World features an inscription by a former owner. It reads "1902."

Subjects: Endpapers

Identifier: 74CIA_6

Recto of Front Flyleaf of Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This is a blank front page for 1851 George Palmer Putnam's 1st Edition of the Wide Wide World.

Subjects: Blank

Identifier: 74CIA_6

Title Page to Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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In the title page for George P. Putnam's first edition of the novel, the title is printed at the top quarter of the page followed by a period. The author's pseudonym Elizabeth Wetherell is printed in the page's middle. An inscription, taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "To a Child," appears between two decorative rules. George P. Putnam's address is listed as "New York: 155 Broadway." Though the novel was released in December 1850, the copyright date is listed as 1851 in this first edition.

Subjects: Title Page

Identifier: 74CIA_18

Copyright Page to Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This front page for 1851 George Palmer Putnam 1st Edition, Vol 1. shows that this book was entered into the "Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New-York", in 1850.

Subjects: Copyright Page

Identifier: 74CIA_13

First Page of the Table of Contents for Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This page 1 of "Contents of Chapters" for 1851 George Palmer Putnam's 1st Edition, Vol. 1 of the Wide Wide World denotes this as "Volume I." It then lists the chapters with roman numerals, the chapter's title and which page number each chapter starts on, connected to the title by a series of dots.

Subjects: Table of Contents

Identifier: 74CIA_15

Second Page of the Table of Contents for Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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This 2nd page of the Table of Contents for the 1851 George Palmer Putnam's 1st Edition Vol. 1, of The Wide Wide World list the chapters with Roman numerals, the chapter's title and which page number each chapter starts on, connected to the title by a series of dots. This page contains the last 9 chapters.

Subjects: Table of Contents

Identifier: 74CIA_15

First Page of Text of Volume 1 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3

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George Palmer Putnam used this first page of text in the 1st edition, Vol. 1 and included the epigraph:

"Enjoy the spring of love and youth,

   To some good angel leave the rest,

For time will teach thee soon the truth,

   'There are no birds in last year's nest.'

                                           LONGFELLOW."

Subjects: Text Opener

Identifier: 74CIA_16