Full Cover of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint
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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.
Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, Illustrated by William Harvey. London: George Routledge & Co., 1853.
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