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Title Page to Volume 2 of the 1852 George P. Putnam 16th Edition, Version 1


On the title page for George P. Putnam's 1852 edition of the novel, the title is printed in 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 "To a Child," appears in the center of the page. Following the inscription is an image of a globe wrapped in a string of parchment revealing the Latin inscription "genium justiti," the names Cooper, Irving, and Bryant, and Putnam's initials. Two following lines state the volume and edition number. George P. Putnam's address is listed as "New York 10 Park Place."

Subjects: Title Page


Identifier: 16UVA_18_001D

Full Cover of Volume 1 of the 1852 Sampson Low Reprint


This is the full cover of volume 1 of the 1852 Sampson Low Reprint. It is bright blue with embossed borders and floral and curlicue designs on the corners of the front and back. The title is written on the spine in gilded gold letters, along with the volume and publishing information. Vines and flowers wrap around the letters, and World is written in blue inside a gold globe.

Subjects: Full Cover


Identifier: 56CIA_1

Full Cover of the [1867] Milner & Sowerby "Wide, Wide World Library" Reprint


This 1867 Milner & Sowerby "Wide, Wide World Library" Reprint is covered in brown leather. The front and back covers have a blind-stamped border. There is a gilt "Wide, Wide World Library" globe logo on the front cover. The spine has an ornate black and gilt design.

Subjects: Full Cover

Identifier: 54CIA_1

Full Cover of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint


This is the full cover of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint. The front and back covers are green, and the spine is gold. Both covers have a border and leaves in each corner. The front cover features a gold globe with roses and thorns growing from it. The Wide, Wide World is written around the globe. On the spine, The Wide, Wide World is written in gold above Elizabeth Wetherell. The author's name is followed by a decoration of a lilly, with a hand holding the stem. There is the inscription: BEAR A LILY IN THY HANDS GATES OF BRASS CANNOT WITHSTAND ONE TOUCH OF THAT MAJIC WAND—LONGFELLOW. The entire spine is outlined with a gold border.

Subjects: Full Cover

Identifier: 47CIA_1

Full Cover of the 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. "New Edition" Reprint


This 1892 J.B. Lippincott Co. “New Edition” Reprint is covered with a cream-yellow rib grain (labeled Rib5 by Library Company Conservation Dept.). The front cover has a continuous ruled border around the cover’s image and book title. On the front, the cover title The Wide Wide World is centered towards the top and filled with a burgundy-brown. Below is an illustration surrounded by a similar decorative border in a burgundy-brown with a pointillé pattern. This illustration depicts Ellen standing in front of a wooden stick-style fence, with patches of grass, and holding a picnic basket. She is wearing a bonnet and a dress. On the spine, The Wide Wide World is written in burgundy-brown text above a rule, and below is an image resembling the same design on the cover. J.B. Lippincott Company is written at the bottom of the spine and below the same ruled border on the cover. The bottom of the spine is frayed.

Subjects: Full Cover, Ellen

Identifier: 9CIA_1