Title Page to the 1853 G.P. Putnam & Co. Illustrated Edition Reprint

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Citation

George Palmer Putnam, “Title Page to the 1853 G.P. Putnam & Co. Illustrated Edition Reprint,” Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, accessed April 23, 2024, https://widewideworlddigitaledition.siue.edu/items/show/521.

Description

George Palmer Putnam used this title page for the completed works in one volume of the 1853 edition of The Wide, Wide World. This title page features the name of the novel, author, and publisher. This edition used Susan Warner's pen name Elizabeth Wetherell.  It contains the epigraph:

"Here at the portal thou dost stand,

      And with thy little hand

Though 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."

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Title Page

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.

Creator

George Palmer Putnam

Publisher

The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition
Putnam

Coverage

10 Park Place, New York, NY, United States

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IsPartOf 11CIA

Identifier

11CIA_18