Title Page to Volume 2 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

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.
SIXTEENTH EDITION.
NEW YORK:



GEORGE P. PUTNAM, 10 PARK PLACE.
M.DCCC.LII.

Citation

Grossman and Son, Printers, “Title Page to Volume 2 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/4125.

Description

This is the Title Page to Volume 2 of the 1852 George P. Putnam 16th Edition, Version 2. A pencil marking of the previous owner says "Hull" in cursive at the top of the page. Beginning the title page, "THE" is typed alone and in a small font, followed by "WIDE, WIDE WORLD" 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 II." 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 and Son, Printers

Contributor

Collection of Jessica DeSpain
SIUE IRIS Center

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition

Coverage

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10 Park Place, New York

Relation

IsPartOf 14DES

Identifier

14DES_18_001A