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This back flyleaf in 1851 George Palmer Putnam 1st Edition, Vol. 1 shows evidence of mild foxing, and displays the book's dark green cloth-covered binding with blind stamping.
This end pastedown in 1851 George Palmer Putnam's 1st Edition, Vol. 1 of The Wide Wide World shows the cover's dark green cloth-covered binding.
Second Page of the Table of Contents for Volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3
This 1851 George Palmer Putnam 1st Edition, Vol. 2 used this Table of Contents. This is the 2nd page of the Table of Contents and lists the last five chapters of the book.
This chapter title page in 1851 George Palmer Putnam 1st Edition, Vol. 2 shows the epigraph, "As bees flee hame wi' lades o' treasure,/ The minutes winged their way wi' pleasure./ Kings may be blest, but they were glorious,/ O'er all the ills o' life victorious. BURNS." This was taken from the poem, "Tam o'Shanter," by Robert Burns.
Subjects: Text Opener
George Palmer Putnam used this inside front cover pastedown for the 1851 1st edition Vol. 2. This edition of the novel features an inscription by a former owner that reads "1903."
This is the recto of the front flyleaf from the 1851 George Palmer Putnam First Edition, Volume 2. The light brown marks across the page are evidence of foxing.
This is the title page to the second volume of the 1851 George P. Putnam first edition, version three. The title is printed in the upper quarter of the page with a period. The author's name, Elizabeth Wetherell, is printed in the center of the page with a period, followed by an inscription taken from the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem, "To a Child." Volume II is printed below this inscription, and the address of George Putnam is listed as, "155 Broadway, New York."
Subjects: Title Page
This copyright page for 1851 George P. Putnam 1st Edition, Vol 2 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
First Page of the Table of Contents for Volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition, Version 3
George P. Putnam included this Table of Contents in the second volume of their 1851 edition of The Wide, Wide World. This page is the first page of the Table of Contents for this edition and lists the first 19 chapters.
Subjects: Table of Contents
This verso of the back fly leaf appeared in volume 2 of the 1851 George Palmer Putnam 1st Edition, version 3.