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The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier 7 volumes 3/4 leather 1892 Marbled SCARCE
1892. Please see book description below as well as pictures! Standard Library Edition ( approx 5 1/2 x 8 1/2") Three Quarters Leather over Marbled Boards Marbled End Papers Ribbed Spine - Six Compartments Top Edge Gilt Steel Portraits and Other Illustrations Free Shipping Please see pictures for more detail ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier 4 volumes (volumes 4-7) -1892 - Houghton Mifflin - Riverside Press The Prose Works of John Greenleaf Whittier 3 volumes (volumes 1-3) -1892 Houghton Mifflin - Riverside Press (The Spines Are Marked 1-7 as one set) John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 - September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound. Whittier was particularly supportive of women writers, including Alice Cary, Phoebe Cary, Sarah Orne Jewett, Lucy Larcom, and Celia Thaxter. He was especially influential on prose writings by Jewett, with whom he shared a belief in the moral quality of literature and an interest in New England folklore. Jewett dedicated one of her books to him and modeled several of her characters after people in Whittier's life. See Wikipedia for more biography. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ***The 7 volumes offered h … [Click Below for Full Description]
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