first edition Hardcover
1892 · New York
by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler (1850-1919); Illustrated by Louise Mears and W. P. Hooper
New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, 1892. First Edition, 1892. 157 pp., 8vo, the full page illustrations are unpaginated. In publisher's black cloth with decorations in gilt, silver, and white, featuring two angels, white moire silk end papers, all edges gilt. Near Fine, rubs at spine ends and corners.RARE in such lovely condition, the gilt and silver bright, the moire silk end papers clean and bright. A marvelous example of late 19th century American publisher's fine decorative binding. Ella Wheeler Wilcox was a quite successful poet of her day, perhaps best known for the lines "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; / Weep, and you weep alone." . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 008439)