Writings. John Greenleaf Whittier.


Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1888-1894. Hardcover. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Large Paper Edition, copy 125 of 400, containing the Writings (7 volumes), and Samuel T. Pickard's, Life and Letters (2 volumes) with the bookplates of C.L. Huntley. Whittier was perhaps best known for his Anti-Slavery position early in the 19th century, and as a founding member of the "Anti-Slavery Society," in 1833. He was also strongly supportive of women writers: Sara Orne Jewett, Alice Cary, Celia Thaxter and others; Jewel dedicated one of her books to him. Elegant binding, raised bands, spine labels richly gilt with large floral motif at center, miniscule rubbing to a few corners. Three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and matching endpapers. Teg. Fine. 9 Vols. Item #21874

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