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Illustrated by Samuel Colman (American, 1832 or 1833–1920), Illustrated by Solomon Eytinge (American, 1833–1905), Illustrated by Harry Fenn (American, about 1838–1911), Illustrated by Granville Perkins (American, 1830–1895), Illustrated by William Waud (American, about 1830–1878), Engraved by Andrew Varick Stout Anthony (American, 1835–1906), Author Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1807–1882), Publisher Ticknor and Fields (American, founded in 1854)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators, no. 732


Overall: 17.2 x 13.1 x 1.5 cm (6 3/4 x 5 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with five wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867) 17.2 cm; 72 pp., plus 5 plates; original publisher’s blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth.

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867


Graphite inscription on front flyleaf with initials and "Xmas 1866"; Stratford [Conn.] Library Association (bookplate and stamp); War Service Library (bookplate); acquired in 1922 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