Title Page to the 1853 Eli Charles Eginton & Co. "Pocket Library" 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 undiscover’d land
I see its valves expand,
As at the touch of Fate !
Into those realms of Love and Hate.”
Longfellow.

VOL, 1, THE POCKET LIBRARY.

LONDON:
ELI CHARLES EGINTON & CO., 48a, PATERNOSTER ROW.
MDCCCLIII

Citation

Eginton, “Title Page to the 1853 Eli Charles Eginton & Co. "Pocket Library" Reprint,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed November 25, 2020, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/3213.

Description

This is the title page to the 1853 Eli Charles Eginton & Co. "Pocket Library" Reprint. The title is printed in the top quarter of the page followed by a period. Following the title is the author's pseudonym Elizabeth Wetherell. An inscription taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "To a Child," is printed in the page's middle. A line stating the edition as the first volume of a pocketbook series is printed within a circular border containing decorative vines and flowers. Eli Charles Eginton & Co.'s address is listed as "London, 48A, Paternoster Row." Roman numerals indicate the edition's year as 1853.

Subjects

Title Page

Date

1853

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, Pocket Library, London: Eli Charles Eginton & Co., 1853.

Creator

Eginton

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Eginton

Coverage

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London
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Manchester

Relation

IsPartOf 55CIA

Identifier

55CIA_18