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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition. by  John Greenleaf Whittier - Hardcover - 1884 - 1884 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition.

by Whittier, John Greenleaf

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1884. xiii.543pgs. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt and black decoration to front and spine. Attractive, ompact and sound. Unmarked but for previous owner neatly penned on front enpaper. Includes a small clipping of a prayer by Frances Ripley Havergal (1876-1839) a religious poet. Pages slightly and evenly age toned. Closed tear to the middle of two adjacent pages, likely a result of being folded in half at some time in the past, text not affected. A complete collection of works by this poet arranged in sections, including some poems by Elizabeth H. Whittier, as well as various maxims, hymns, ballads and inscriptions. #2557.. 1884. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall.
  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2557
  • Title: The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier. Complete Edition.
  • Author: Whittier, John Greenleaf
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: 1884
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1884
  • Keywords: John Greenleaf Whittier, The Poetical Works, Complete Edition, Poetry, Frances Ripley Havergal, Elizabeth H. Whittier, Vintage, Decorative Binding
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; ANTIQUARIAN AND PRE 1900; Ephemera; Poetry, Drama, Verse, Essays;
  • Size: 24mo - 5" - 5¾" Tall

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