Constructing a Canonical Colonial Poet: Abram E. Cutter’s Bradstreetiana and the 1867 Works

@article{Pender2015ConstructingAC,
  title={Constructing a Canonical Colonial Poet: Abram E. Cutter’s Bradstreetiana and the 1867 Works},
  author={Patricia Pender},
  journal={The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America},
  year={2015},
  volume={109},
  pages={223 - 246}
}
  • Patricia Pender
  • Published 1 June 2015
  • History
  • The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America
T he works of anne bradsTreeT in prose and verse was edited by John Harvard Ellis and published by Abram E. Cutter in 1867.1 The book-as-object is a handsome affair, running 434 royal-octavo pages, including a colored title page (in red and black) and two mezzotintstipple engravings, one of which was specially commissioned for the book. Its scholarly apparatus features facsimile reproductions of the title pages from Bradstreet’s three previous editions (1650, 1678, and 1758), a six-page preface… 

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