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From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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New England abolitionist, editor and "fireside poet" (1807-92) best known for "Snow-Bound" (1866). Carte-de-visite, 2½" X 4¼", Boston, MA, n.y. [ca. 1880]. Near fine. Superb sepia-tone head-and-shoulders image of the grim white-bearded Whittier gazing rightward, mounted to round-cornered black stock with "WARREN" and "BOSTON" printed in gold on the blank bottom margin. Ornate gilt backstamp on black verso reads in full "Warren's, / 289 Washington Street, / Boston, Mass." in a snazzy italic typeface in gilt set at a rakish angle. Below this, in a tiny typeface, it reads "Under the superintendence of S.B. Heald." A superb example, with just the slightest bit of faint edgewear. Bookseller Inventory # 32560

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Title: Carte-de-Visite

Binding: Hardcover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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