1 First edition publication information (publisher, place, date, etc.)
Mary Johnston, To have and to Hold. Boston and New York/
Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company/The Riverside
Copyright Statements: 1899 Mary Johnston
1900 Mary Johnston
1900 Houghton, Mifflin and Company.
London edition (A. Constable nd Co.) has title: by order
of the company.
2 First edition published in cloth, paper, or both? If both, simultaneous or staggered?
First American edition published in trade cloth binding.
3 JPEG image of cover art from first edition, if available
207 leaves, pp., [i-v]vi 2-6, 7-810-14, 15-1719-
22, 23-2628-30, 31-38, 40-46, 48-54, 55-56
58-62, 63-6668-70, 71-77, 79-82, 83-86, 87-91
93-94, 95-99101-102, 103-110, 112-117, 119-
125, 127-132134, 135-141, 143-146, 147-148,
149-150, 151153-158, 159-163165-166, 167-173,
175-182, 184, 185-188, 189-190, 191-192194-198,
199-201203-206, 207-212214, 215-216, 217-220, 221-
222, 223225-230, 231-233235-238, 239-243245-
246, 247-248, 249-250, 251, 253-254, 255-262, 263
265-270, 271-274276-278, 279-286, 287-288290-294,
295-298300-302, 303-310, 311-312314-318, 319-325
, 327-334, 335-337339-342, 343-346348-350,
351-357, 359-366, 367-368370-374, 375-377
379-382, 383-387389-390, 391-398, 399-403
*Most of the pages are printed quarto style (8 pages are
connected together) and the commas seperate each quarto.
(Some of the leaves pages were single leaves and are
seperate by commas as well).
5 Edited or Introduced? If so, by whom?
Includes publisher advertisement for other books by Mary
Johnston on the first leave. Not edited or introduced.
6 Illustrated? If so, by whom?
Black and white plates on glossy paper are located
throughout the text. The quote that the secne is
depicting is located underneath-center the illustration.
The illustrations are not numbered and do not count in the
pagination of the book (they are inserted). A List of
illustrations is located in the front plates. The
page number listed for the illustrations denotes the
page of text it is next to. For example the illustration
numbered p.82 is refferring to the tet page 82. All
illustartions face the title page. Illustrated by
Howard Pyle, E.B. Thompson, A.W. Betts, and Emeln Connell.
7 JPEG image of sample illustration, if available
8 General physical appearance of book (Is the physical presentation of the text attractive? Is the typography readable? Is the book well printed?)
Book size: 198mm by 125mm
Text size: 142mm by 83mm
Book is in overall good condition. The cover is in a
solid reddish color with no stamping. There is a label
on the top of the spine lisitng the author and title in
a reddish ink. The only decoration provided on the cover
is flower design at the top and bottom of the label.
The illustrations inside the book make the book very
attractive. The plates are 20 cm on smooth glossy paper
with a caption in smaller type underneath. The wide margins
make the book easy to read. The text is a medium size
also making the book easily readible. The pages are pretty
worn but only on the edges.
9 JPEG image of sample chapter page, if available
10 Paper (Assess the original quality of the paper used for the book. Is the paper in the copy or copies you examined holding up physically over time?)
The book consists of three diiferent kinds of paper: The
first are the end papers on a thick cream colored stock.
Next the illustrations are all done on smooth glossy stock,
and lastly all the text is printed on (wove) paper of a
cream color. There is some wear on the text pages, some
of the edges are frayed and browning. The majority
of the pages have straight edges but some of the pages have
ripply edges. Overall the paper is in good condition.
11 Description of binding(s)
Trade cloth binding, dotted line grain in a moderate
reddish color. There is no dust jacket. The cover
is completely plain except for a cream color label at the
top of the spine listing publication information in reddish
ink. The inside of the cover is lined with paper and there
are end papers used, 2 at the beginning, and 1 at the end
of the novel. The end papers are on thick, cream colored
Transcription of Spine: To Have| & | To Hold | By Mary |
Johnston | First edition
12 Transcription of title page
RECTO: TO HAVE AND| TO HOLD| BY| MARY JOHNSTON|AUTHOR
OF "PRISONERS OF HOPE"| WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY HOWARD PYLE,
E.B. THOMPSON,| A.W. BETTS, AND EMLEN McCONNELL|[Riverside
press image]| BOSTON AND NEW YORK| HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND
COMPANY| THE RIVERSIDE PRESS, CAMBRIDGE| 1900
VERSO: COPYRIGHT, 1899, 1900, BY MARY JOHNSTON| COPYRIGHT,
1900, BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN& CO.| ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
13 JPEG image of title page, if available
14 Manuscript Holdings
Information on holdings not available at this time.
15 Other (typograpical information from title page, etc.)
Dedicated "To the memory of my mother" (dedication located
after the title page)
Frontispiece: smooth glossy stock with an illustration of
a duel scene on black/white plate. Captioned "Why don't
you end it?" p. 209 There is a protective tissue paper
like sheet inserted to cover the illustration.