The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier with Numerous Illustrations 1891 The Riverside Press

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Meet this exquisite gem from the past: "The Poeitical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier," published in 1891 by The Riverside Press. This hardcover is more than just a book; it's a piece of history, beautifully detailed with ornate designs and filled with the political musings of one of America's revered poets. 

Key Features:

  • The book is a treasure trove of Whittier's political writings, capturing the spirit and struggles of 19th-century America. I
  •  John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential writer and an ardent abolitionist. His works uniquely reflect the social issues that marked his time.
  • With its detailed illustrations and essays, this book was designed to engage and inform the community, enriching public discourse around politics and society.
  • This would make a wonderful centerpiece or discussion starter at a historical society event, or an intimate book club meeting that appreciates the author
  •  The book is physically stunning, its ornate hardcover exhibiting the kind of craftsmanship you don't see these days.
  • The ornate hardcover adds to the book's aesthetic charm and provides durability, ensuring it can be a generational keepsake.



      • Title: The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier 
      • Publication Date: 1891
      • Publisher: The Riverside Press
      • Format: Hardcover
      • Pages: 477
      • Dimensions: 9x6x1
      • Language: English
      • Condition: Wear on book board edges (please refer to pictures for specifics).


      This extraordinary 1891 edition of "The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier " serves as more than just a book—it's a passage back in time, offering insight into the social and political landscapes that shaped America.

      Its ornate hardcover and historical content make it not only a valuable collector's item but also a source of intellectual richness. A perfect addition to any home library or a thoughtful gift for lovers of history, politics, and vintage books


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