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Whittier, John Greenleaf; Samuel T. Pickard
The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1894. Limited edition of 750 copies. Complete in 9 volumes (consisting of seven volumes of "The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier" & 2 volumes "Life and Letters of John Greenleaf Whittier" by Samuel T. Pickard). Octavo. Brown cloth, title-label with red and black lettering. Deckled fore and bottom edges. Frontispiece in each volume. Title-page printed in red and black with vignette. Artists Edition with the works of American Quaker poet, John Greenleaf Whittier. The poet was strongly influenced by Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Whittier was an ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. This view is apparent in his anti-slavery poems (present in this edition) and in Vol. VII "The Conflict with Slavery." Each volume illustrated with steel portraits and photogravures from paintings, drawings or photographs by M. J. Burns, Howard Pyle, Mary Hollock Foote, I. H. Caliga, C. S. Reinhart, W. L. Sheppard, Chas. H. Woodbury, Frank T. Merrill, E. H. Garrett, Vesper L. George, W. A. McCullough, Frederic Remington, Alfred Kappes, Thomas Ball, C. H. Davis, W. T. Smedley, Irving R. Wiles, H. Winthrop Peirce, J. Appleton Brown, Gilbert Gaul, E. T. Billings, F. O. C. Darley, A. A. Ordway, Mercy Hussey, A. L. McPhail, J. W. Black, Mrs. Cameron, James Notman, A. Marshall, Gutekunst, and Greenleaf Whittier Pickard. Each illustration protected by captioned tissue guard. Some staining on cloth. Tight set with bindings in overall very good, interior in near fine condition. Vol. I) The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Narrative a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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