Title Page to Volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition

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THE

WIDE, WIDE WORLD.

BY

ELIZABETH WETHERELL.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

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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!
Into those realms of Love and Hate.
                                                    Longfellow
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VOLUME II.

NEW-YORK :
GEORGE P. PUTNAM, 155 BROADWAY.
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1851.

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Citation

Putnam, “Title Page to Volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed June 12, 2024, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/3060.

Description

This is the title page to volume 2 of the 1851 George P. Putnam First Edition.
The title is printed in the top quarter of the page. Elizabeth Wetherell is written in the middle of the page, followed by "In Two Volumes." An inscription taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "To a Child," appears between two decorative rules. The edition is indicated as the second of two volumes. George P. Putnam's address is listed as "New-York, 155 Broadway," 1851 is printed below a decorative rule.

Subjects

Title Page

Date

1851

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. New York: George P. Putnam, 1851.

Creator

Putnam

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Putnam

Coverage

155 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

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IsPartOf 24UVA

Identifier

24UVA_18