Told in the Hills / Marah Ellis Ryan
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Marah Ellis Ryan
John Clitheroe Gilbert
Rand, McNally & Company
Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau
Bound in green cloth with red outlined gilt stamped art nouveau design to cover and spine. Unsigned binding attributed to Alberta Hall according to John Lehner, quoted in Minsky. This design has also been seen on "An Arkansas Planter" by Opie Read, published by Rand McNally.
No publication date. Front endpaper has multiple stamps and handwritten owner's marks for David W. Rust, Detroit, Michigan.
Lincoln County Region
American Decorated Publisher's Bindings 1872-1929. Collected and Described by Richard Minsky
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection