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A Selection from the Sonnets of William Wordsworth

Illustrated by Alfred Parsons (English, 1847–1920), Engraved by Walter M. Aikman (American, 19th century), Engraved by Charles Baude (French, 1853–1935), Engraved by James Davis Cooper (English, 1823–1904), Engraved by Robert Hoskin (American, active in 1878), Engraved by F. S. King (American, born in 1850), Engraved by Armand Kohl (French, born in 1845), Engraved by R. Paterson (American, 1885?), Engraved by F. A. Pettit (American, 19th century), Engraved by John Tinkey (American, 1872), Engraved by Varley (American, 1880 ?), Engraved by Henry Wolf (American, born in Germany, 1852–1916), Engraved by A. T. Wood (American, 1883), Author William Wordsworth (English, 1770–1850), Publisher Harper & Brothers (American, founded in 1817)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 27.7 x 21.2 x 2.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings and photo-halftones

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891) 27.7 cm; 86 pp. [3 ff.]; original publisher’s blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco (cream-colored phase box).

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891


William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent