Title Page to Volume 1 of the 1852 George P. Putnam 16th Edition, Version 2

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THE

WIDE. WIDE WORLD

By
ELIZABETH WETHERELL.


Here at the Portal thou dost stand,
And with thy little hand
Thus 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

Volume I.

Sixteenth Edition.


New York:

GEORGE P. PUTNAM,

10 PARK PLACE

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Citation

Grossman & Son, Printers, “Title Page to Volume 1 of the 1852 George P. Putnam 16th Edition, Version 2,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed November 26, 2020, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/4086.

Description

This is the Title Page to Volume 1 of the 1852 George P. Putnam 16th Edition, Version 2. Beginning the title page, "THE" is typed alone and in a small font, followed by "WIDE, WIDE WORLD" which is typed in bold and larger beneath it. "BY ELIZABETH WETHERELL." follows. Underneath the author appear lines 120-126 of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "To a Child". A sketch of the world with various surnames appears. "VOLUME I." is typed beneath the sketch followed by "SIXTEENTH EDITION." At the bottom, the publisher and their address are given.

Subjects

Title Page

Date

1852

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. 16th ed. New York: George P. Putnam, 1852.

Creator

Grossman & Son, Printers

Contributor

Collection of Jessica DeSpain
SIUE IRIS Center

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition

Coverage

10 Park Place, New York

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IsPartOf 13DES

Identifier

13DES_18_00J