The Peerless Reciter

Decorative antiquarian anthology of poetry, prose and drama readings for the home orator. Illustrated throughout, some in color. Marbled edges, color illustrated cover. Decorative endpapers. 6.5 x 8.5 inches with 516 pages. Covers slightly faded, a bit of edgewear, but the binding is crisp and tight, pages generally clean. Small three-quarter inch hole on front free free endpaper towards the top outside edge (former owner's name label removed?)


  • The Peerless Reciter or Popular Program Containing the Choicest Recitations and Readings from the Best Authors
  • Henry Davenport Northrop
  • W.H Ferguson Co., 1894