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Told in the Hills / Marah Ellis Ryan


Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Frontier and pioneer life1900s

7-3/4 in

Marah Ellis Ryan

John Clitheroe Gilbert



United States

North America

circa 1905

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Alberta Hall

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


United States

North America

American Decorated Publisher's Bindings 1872-1929. Collected and Described by Richard Minsky

Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection

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