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