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Selection from the poems of Robert Herrick.

Illustrated by Edwin Austin Abbey (American, 1852–1911), Engraved by Henry Wolf (American, born in Germany, 1852–1916), Engraved by William Baxter Palmer Closson (American, 1848–1926), Engraved by Frank French (American, 1850–1933), Engraved by Arthur Hayman (American, 19th century), Engraved by H. Deis (American, 19th century), Engraved by John Parker Davis (American, 1832–1910), Engraved by J. H. Grimley (American, 19th century), Engraved by J. Hellawell (American, 19th century), Engraved by R. Phair (American, 1885 ?), Engraved by Smithwick & French (American, active 1871–1882), Engraved by R. G. Tietze (American, 1882), Engraved by John Tinkey (American, 1872), Author Robert Herrick (English, 1591–1674), Publisher Harper & Brothers (American, founded in 1817)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 31 x 24.4 x 3 cm (12 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

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Illustrated book with wood engravings

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Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899) 31 cm; [6 ff.] vi, 188 pp.; publisher’s original dark green- and gilt-stamped green cloth.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899


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

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