Title Page to the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint

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THE
WIDE WIDE WORLD.
BY
ELIZABETH WETHERELL.

Here at the portal thou dost stand.
And with thy little hand
Thou openest the mysterious gate,
Into the future’s undiscovered land;
I see its valves expand,
As at the touch of Fate!
in those realms of Love and Hate.
LONGFELLOW.

London:
T. NELSON AND SONS, PATERNOSTER ROW: AND EDINBURGH.
MDCCCL11I.

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Citation

Nelson, “Title Page to the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed November 24, 2020, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/2173.

Description

This is the title page for the 1853 T. Nelson & Sons Reprint.
The text is enclosed within a ruled border, with the title printed in the top quarter of the page. Elizabeth Wetherell is written under the title. An inscription taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "To a Child," appears between two decorative rules. T. Nelson & Sons' address is listed as, "London, Paternoster Row, and Edinburgh" above a decorative rule.

Subjects

Title Page

Date

1853

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1853.

Creator

Nelson

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Nelson

Coverage

London
Edinburgh

Relation

IsPartOf 31UVA

Identifier

31UVA_18