Snow-bound, A Winter Idyl: With Twenty Full Page Illustrations


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 96 pages; Tall 8vo HC in original decoarative pictorial cloth binding. 1st edition, thus with decorative page border designs by Iorio and plate by Pyle, Enneking. Snugly bound in sea green cloth with ornate arabesque framing of twining tree limbs stamped in cream around gilt title lettering and a green and red wreath centered middle of upper board. Decorative design to spine still bright. Cloth at spine ends lightly pulled and rubbed; corners justl lightly rubbed. Original gilt and cream decorative endpages intact and clean. Printed on heavy glossy stock; each page embellished with pictorial head and tail pieces by Iorio. 20 plates from work by Pyle, Enneking and Garrett interspersed in text. A handsomely produced decorative gift edition of Whittier's very popular Antebellum long poem. VG+

Title: Snow-bound, A Winter Idyl: With Twenty Full Page Illustrations

Author Name: Whittier, John Greenleaf; Adrian J. Iorio (Page Decorations) ; Howard Pyle & John J. Enneking & Edmund H. Garrett (Illust. )

Categories: Poetry, Illustrators, Decorative bindings,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin & Company: 1906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 30246