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Poetical Works

Illustrated by John Appleton Brown (American, 1844–1902), Illustrated by Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow (American, 1845–1921), Illustrated by Jervis McEntee (American, 1828–1891), Author Lucy Larcom (American, 1824–1893), Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and Co. (American, founded in 1880), Printer Riverside Press (American, founded in 1852)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 20.4 x 13.7 x 3.3 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 wood engravings

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1886) 20.4 cm; [1 f.] viii, 321 pp., plus plates; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1886


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