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Esther: A Young Man's Tragedy: Together with the Love Sonnets of Proteus

Decoration designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue (American, 1869–1924), Author Wilfred Scawen Blunt (English, 1840–1922), Publisher Copeland & Day (American, active 1893–1899), Printer University Press

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 19.7 x 15.5 x 2.7 cm (7 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with decorative title page and initials

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Boston: Copeland and Day] 1895) 19.7 cm; x p. [1 f.] [7]-203 pp.; undecorated cardboard covers, off-white cloth spine (cream-colored phase box).

[Boston: Copeland and Day] 1895


Acquired in 1921 by 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