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Dogtown: Being Some Chapters from the Annals of the Waddles Family, Set Down in the Language of Housepeople / Mabel Osgood Wright

2019.4.36

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Mabel Osgood Wright

First

The Macmillan Company

New York

1902

Publisher's Binding- Art Deco

Bound in light green cloth in a unique wrap-around binding featuring the identical gilt stamped heads of floppy-eared, point-nosed dogs in red collars, outlined in black. The dogs are linked together, collar to collar, by a thin gilt-stamped chain in a horizontal design across the front, spine, and rear boards. Front board has a stylized art deco design of two different sized black outlined rectangles on either side of the dogs and an offset circle, unevenly bisected. Title, author, and circle are stamped in red and outlined in black. Top edge gilt, deckled pages.

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