Item #20060 Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick. Robert Herrick.
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick
Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick

William Merritt Chase to His Wife

Selections from the Poetry of Robert Herrick.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882.

Abbey, Edwin A. First edition thus. With drawings by Edwin A. Abbey. 1 vols. 4to. William Merritt Chase to His Wife. Original yellow stamped cloth, a.e.g. Spine rubbed and soiled, else very good. In clamshell box. In a half green morocco slipcase and chemise Provenance: Directly from the Chase family. Bryant, William Merritt Chase: A Gentel Bohemian, pp. 82-83. Item #20060

Inscribed from William Merritt Chase to his wife-to-be Alice "Pansy" Gerson on Christmas 1884. The two were family friends and eventually were married in 1886 after an extended courtship of seven years. The Gersons became a majoir part of Chase's family. Together they had 8 children. A great association.

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