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The Wonder Clock, or four & twenty marvelous tales, being one for each hour of the day

Howard Pyle (American, 1853–1911), Verses by Katharine Pyle (American, died in 1938), Publisher Harper & Brothers (American, founded in 1817)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 25.4 x 19.5 x 4 cm (10 x 7 11/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888) 25.4 cm; xiv, 318 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped brown calf, gilt-stamped green cloth boards (cream-colored phase box).

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888


Inscribed pen and black ink on front flyleaf "Evelyn L. Barrows / With Papa's & Mama's love / April 1st /89"; acquired in 1927 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