Title Page of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint
WIDE, WIDE WORLD.
“ 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.”
ILLUSTRATED BY WILLIAM HARVEY.
G. ROUTLEDGE & CO., FARRINGDON STREET.
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This is the title page of the 1853 G. Routledge and Co. Reprint. The text is enclosed within a border. The title of the novel is printed in the top quarter of the page followed by a period. The author's pseudonym Elizabeth Wetherell is printed in the pages middle. Separated by a decorative rule is an inscription taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "To a Child." The name of the novel's illustrator appears between two decorative rules. G. Routledge & Co.'s address is listed as "London, Farringdon Street."
Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, Illustrated by William Harvey. London: George Routledge & Co., 1853.
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