The White Shield / Myrtle Reed
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau
Cover has elaborate art nouveau border and lily design stamped in gilt, white, and burgundy. Bound in lavender cloth. One of a set of Reed titles issued at various times by Putnam. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges. Signed binding, monogram "MA" in right corner, inside the border.
First edition, first printing.
Margaret Armstrong Binding Collection (Library of Congress)
Margaret Armstrong and American Trade Bindings (1991)
Gullans & Espey 213
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection