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The courtin', by James Russell Lowell; illustrated by Winslow Homer

author
Lowell, James Russell 1819-1891
illustrator
Homer, Winslow 1836-1910
publisher
James R. Osgood and Company
Date
1874
1874, ©1873
19th century
Type
Electronic resources
Photomechanical prints
Poems
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding)
Gold blocked bindings (Binding)
Pictorial bindings (Binding).)
Color printing (Printing).)
Physical Description
[26] leaves, illustrations, 25 cm
Call number
N40.1.H76x L9
N40.1.H76xL9
Notes
In verse.
Added engraved title page.
The seven plates are reproduced in heliotype from drawings by Winslow Homer, made in the style of silhouettes.
Printed on one side of the leaf only.
Title and text pages printed in black with red single-rule border.
Plates accompanied by blank tissue guard-sheets.
Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature, 13306
Also available online.
AAPGRB copy 39088002004265 has the publisher's black- and gilt-stamped green cloth binding with all edges gilt; re-backed with Smithsonian endpapers.
AAPGRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Libraries Adopt-a-Book Program, adopted by Linda and Jay Freedman in honor of Nancy E. Gwinn.
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Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Place
New England
United States