The Old Print Shop

The Courtin'.

  • ARTIST: Winslow Homer

  • PUBLISHER: James R. Osgood, Boston,


    DATE: 1874.


  • DESCRIPTION: James Russell Lowell, illustrated by Winslow Homer. (52) pages, 7 silhouette drawings by Winslow Homer, reproduced in heliotype, each with tissue guard and one for frontispiece. Quarto (4to) (10 x 7 3/4") salmon-colored cloth stamped in gold gilt and black reproducing the Homer silhouette of a young girl sitting peeling apples in black on gold, captioned "You want to see my Pa, I'S'pose". with the author, title, and illustrator in black, gilt stamping and lettering on spine, aeg.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, wear along edges of spine and boards, tissue guard over frontis is creased, incription to previous owner "Uncle John from Julia" Dec 25th 1873". Small sticker on top edge of fpdep marked "JBP"