Binding designed by John Sliegh for Longfellow’s "Evangeline". 1856. An elaborate cover design, incorporating an inventive use of the titling font; this book was issued in blue and red. 8¼ x 6 inches. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Photograph and text by Edmund King and Simon Cooke [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]


Longfellow, H.W. Evangeline. London: Routledge, 1856.

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