Back Cover of the 1853 George Putnam Illustrated Edition, Vol. 1, Issue 1

11CIA_Putnam_1853_Back.tif_ed_web

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Citation

“Back Cover of the 1853 George Putnam Illustrated Edition, Vol. 1, Issue 1,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed May 19, 2024, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/492.

Description

George Putnam and Co. used this brown, cloth-covered binding for their first illustrated edition of The Wide Wide World, released in 1853. The focus of the back cover is the central theme of the gilt heart encased in a large diamond shape frame. Surrounding this focal point are flowers in each of the four corners.

Date

1853

Source

Wetherell, Elizabeth [Susan Warner]. The Wide, Wide World. Reprint, 2 vols. in 1, illustrated ed. New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1853.

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Publisher

Putnam
The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition

Coverage

10 Park Place, New York, NY, United States

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Identifier

11CIA_1