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B73 LONGFELLOW BY HENRY WADSWORTH

LONGFELLOW. HENRY WADSWORTH. --- Remington. Frederick, Illustrates. THE SONG OF HIAWATHA.
Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Boston & New York 1891
ILLUSTRATED EDITION. 8vo. Portrait frontispiece and 22 photogravures, each with captioned tissue-guard, from designs by Frederick Remington. First gathering split from spine and some mild foxing to the endpapers and page edges otherwise this is an excellent copy. Finely bound, by Zaehnsdorf of London, in attractive near-contemporary full brown crushed morocco. Spine with raised bands, the compartments are ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Boards and inner board turn-ins fully decorated in gilt. Orange moire silk endpapers. Top edge gilt. Housed in a brown linen chemise and quarter brown morocco slipcase. With the bookplate of Daniel Henry Holmes Ingalls (1916-2010), Wales Professor of Sanskrit at Harvard, to the front pastedown. ---- A handsomely bound copy of the book first published in 1855. This copy was presented to Nader Darehshori, CEO of Houghton Mifflin from 1990 to 2000, from members of the Houghton Mifflin Executive Group on 25 June 2002.




Price: £1,500.00






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