This 1870 four-volume edition of “the Complete Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow” includes, among many others, the epic poem “Evangeline,” which was considered a #masterpiece at the time. Perhaps it still is. This set was passed down to me by my grandfather in 2000; it appears to have been purchased new and lived in the family library for the preceding 130 years.
#OldCoolBooks #Masterpiece #VintageBooks
Alas, I did not get to visit his home or the bookstore (presumably) named after him. But this plaque was at Portland Head Lighthouse.