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Bound for Beauty - Online Exhibit

This special directory includes all Decorated Publishers' Bindings included in the Bound for Beauty online exhibit. The exhibit spans the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, and includes the design influences of the Civil War, Victorian, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco eras. You can see the influence of technology as the simplistic designs of the 1840s evolve into more elaborate and colorful styles, made possible by increasingly sophisticated use of stamps, inks, dyes and techniques.

A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath / James Lane Allen
A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath / James Lane Allen
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A Pretty Tory / Jeanie Gould Lincoln
A Pretty Tory / Jeanie Gould Lincoln
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A Rebellious Heroine / John Kendrick Bangs
A Rebellious Heroine / John Kendrick Bangs
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A Room of One
A Room of One's Own / Virginia Woolf
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A Spinner in the Sun / Myrtle Reed
A Spinner in the Sun / Myrtle Reed
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A Weaver of Dreams / Myrtle Reed
A Weaver of Dreams / Myrtle Reed
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Aesop
Aesop's Fables Illustrated by Ernest Griset / J.B. Rundell
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An Old-Fashioned Girl / Louisa M. Alcott
An Old-Fashioned Girl / Louisa M. Alcott
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At Sundown / John Greenleaf Whittier
At Sundown / John Greenleaf Whittier
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Aunt Jo
Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving, etc. / Louisa M. Alcott
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Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks / Ralph Connor
Black Rock: A Tale of the Selkirks / Ralph Connor
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Candle-Lightin
Candle-Lightin' Time / Paul Laurence Dunbar
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Companionable Books / Henry Van Dyke
Companionable Books / Henry Van Dyke
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Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
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Das Heideprinzesschen / E. Marlitt
Das Heideprinzesschen / E. Marlitt
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Days Off and Other Digressions / Henry Van Dyke
Days Off and Other Digressions / Henry Van Dyke
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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
Dogtown: Being Some Chapters from the Annals of the Waddles Family, Set Down in the Language of Housepeople / Mabel Osgood Wright
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Dream Days / Kenneth Grahame
Dream Days / Kenneth Grahame
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Eight cousins; Or, The Aunt-Hill / Louisa M. Alcott
Eight cousins; Or, The Aunt-Hill / Louisa M. Alcott
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Evelina: Or, a Young Lady
Evelina: Or, a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World / Fanny Burney
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Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described / F. Edward Hulme
Familiar Wild Flowers Figured and Described / F. Edward Hulme
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Famous Cathedrals As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
Famous Cathedrals As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
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Famous Paintings as Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Famous Paintings as Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
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Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
Farm Ballads / Will Carleton
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Fisherman
Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things / Henry Van Dyke
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Flammenzeichen / E. Werner
Flammenzeichen / E. Werner
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Flower of the Dusk / Myrtle Reed
Flower of the Dusk / Myrtle Reed
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Flowers From Sunlight and Shade: Poems / S.B. Skelding
Flowers From Sunlight and Shade: Poems / S.B. Skelding
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Flowers of the Field and Forest From Original Water-Color Drawings After Nature by Isaac Sprague / Reverend A.B. Hervey
Flowers of the Field and Forest From Original Water-Color Drawings After Nature by Isaac Sprague / Reverend A.B. Hervey
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Great Pictures As Seen and Described By Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Great Pictures As Seen and Described By Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
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Hamilton
Hamilton's Complete Catechism of Counterpoint, Melody, and Composition / James Alexander Hamilton
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Historic Landmarks of America As Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Historic Landmarks of America As Seen and Described by Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
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Japanese Art /Sadakichi Hartmann
Japanese Art /Sadakichi Hartmann
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Kokoro / Lafcadio Hearn
Kokoro / Lafcadio Hearn
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Lavender and Old Lace / Myrtle Reed
Lavender and Old Lace / Myrtle Reed
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo
Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys / Louisa M. Alcott
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo
Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys / Louisa M. Alcott
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Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness / Henry Van Dyke
Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness / Henry Van Dyke
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Little Women / Louisa M. Alcott
Little Women / Louisa M. Alcott
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Little Women; Or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Part First / Louisa M. Alcott
Little Women; Or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Part First / Louisa M. Alcott
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Little Women; Or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Part Second / Louisa M. Alcott
Little Women; Or, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Part Second / Louisa M. Alcott
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Madame Butterfly / John Luther Long
Madame Butterfly / John Luther Long
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Master of the Vineyard / Myrtle Reed
Master of the Vineyard / Myrtle Reed
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Memoir of Sarah B. Judson of the American Mission to Burmah / Emily Chubbuck Judson
Memoir of Sarah B. Judson of the American Mission to Burmah / Emily Chubbuck Judson
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Modern Priscilla Home Furnishing Book: A Practical Book for the Woman Who Loves Her Home
Modern Priscilla Home Furnishing Book: A Practical Book for the Woman Who Loves Her Home
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Monday or Tuesday; With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell / Virginia Woolf
Monday or Tuesday; With Woodcuts by Vanessa Bell / Virginia Woolf
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Mr. Munchausen: Being a True Account of Some of the Recent Adventures Beyond the Styx of the Late Hieronymus Carl Friedrich, Sometime Baron Munchausen of Bodenwerder / John Kendrick Bangs
Mr. Munchausen: Being a True Account of Some of the Recent Adventures Beyond the Styx of the Late Hieronymus Carl Friedrich, Sometime Baron Munchausen of Bodenwerder / John Kendrick Bangs
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Mrs. Caudle
Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures / Douglas Jerrold
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Out-Of-Doors in the Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit / Henry Van Dyke
Out-Of-Doors in the Holy Land: Impressions of Travel in Body and Spirit / Henry Van Dyke
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Poem, Plays, and Essays / Oliver Goldsmith
Poem, Plays, and Essays / Oliver Goldsmith
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Poems / John Greenleaf Whittier
Poems / John Greenleaf Whittier
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Poems / William Cullen Bryant
Poems / William Cullen Bryant
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Reviewers Reviewed: A Satire / by the author of Pelayo
Reviewers Reviewed: A Satire / by the author of Pelayo
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Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving
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Scenes of Clerical Life / George Eliot
Scenes of Clerical Life / George Eliot
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Sie: Reznicek-Album / Ferdinand Von Reznicek
Sie: Reznicek-Album / Ferdinand Von Reznicek
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Tales of the Punjab Told by the People / Flora Annie Steel
Tales of the Punjab Told by the People / Flora Annie Steel
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table / Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table / Oliver Wendell Holmes
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The Backwoods Boy; Or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln / Horatio Alger
The Backwoods Boy; Or, The Boyhood and Manhood of Abraham Lincoln / Horatio Alger
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The Blue Flower / Henry Van Dyke
The Blue Flower / Henry Van Dyke
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The Cloister and the Hearth / Charles Reade
The Cloister and the Hearth / Charles Reade
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The Complete Poems of Charlotte Brontë and Thomas Gray
The Complete Poems of Charlotte Brontë and Thomas Gray
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate / William Wordsworth
The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate / William Wordsworth
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The Faerie Queene / Edmund Spenser
The Faerie Queene / Edmund Spenser
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The Golden Key: Stories of Deliverance / Henry Van Dyke
The Golden Key: Stories of Deliverance / Henry Van Dyke
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The Golden Key: Stories of Deliverance / Henry Van Dyke
The Golden Key: Stories of Deliverance / Henry Van Dyke
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The Ice Maiden / Hans Christian Andersen
The Ice Maiden / Hans Christian Andersen
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The Kindred of the Wild: A Book of Animal Life / Charles G.D. Roberts
The Kindred of the Wild: A Book of Animal Life / Charles G.D. Roberts
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The Love of Azalea / Onoto Watanna
The Love of Azalea / Onoto Watanna
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The Love of Azalea / Onoto Watanna
The Love of Azalea / Onoto Watanna
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The Marble Faun; Or, The Romance of Monte Beni / Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Marble Faun; Or, The Romance of Monte Beni / Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Master
The Master's Violin / Myrtle Reed
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The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox
The Most Delectable History of Reynard the Fox
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The Mystics: A Novel / Katherine Cecil Thurston
The Mystics: A Novel / Katherine Cecil Thurston
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The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers / E.V. Lucas
The Open Road: A Little Book for Wayfarers / E.V. Lucas
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The Poetic New World: A Little Book For Tourists / Lucy H. Humphrey
The Poetic New World: A Little Book For Tourists / Lucy H. Humphrey
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The Poetic Old-World: A Little Book for Tourists / Lucy H. Humphrey
The Poetic Old-World: A Little Book for Tourists / Lucy H. Humphrey
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. With Life / Alexander Pope
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. With Life / Alexander Pope
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Illustrated / Lord Byron
The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. Illustrated / Lord Byron
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The Poetical Works of Owen Meredith / Owen Meredith
The Poetical Works of Owen Meredith / Owen Meredith
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott / Sir Walter Scott
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott / Sir Walter Scott
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott With Life by William Chambers, LL.D. / Sir Walter Scott
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott With Life by William Chambers, LL.D. / Sir Walter Scott
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore / Thomas Moore
The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore / Thomas Moore
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, With Explanatory Notes, Etc. / Thomas Moore
The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, With Explanatory Notes, Etc. / Thomas Moore
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper / William Cowper
The Poetical Works of William Cowper / William Cowper
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The Ring and the Book / Robert Browning
The Ring and the Book / Robert Browning
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The Ruling Passion / Henry Van Dyke
The Ruling Passion / Henry Van Dyke
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The Song of the Wave, and Other Poems / George Cabot Lodge
The Song of the Wave, and Other Poems / George Cabot Lodge
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The Story of a Bad Boy / Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The Story of a Bad Boy / Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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The Strife of the Sea / T. Jenkins Haines
The Strife of the Sea / T. Jenkins Haines
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The Tent on the Beach and Dramatic Lyrics / John Greenleaf Whittier
The Tent on the Beach and Dramatic Lyrics / John Greenleaf Whittier
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The Two Altheas / Edith E. Horsman
The Two Altheas / Edith E. Horsman
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The Valley of Vision / Henry Van Dyke
The Valley of Vision / Henry Van Dyke
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The White Shield / Myrtle Reed
The White Shield / Myrtle Reed
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The Young Maiden
The Young Maiden's Mirror / by the author of "The Child's Keepsake"
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Tiverton Tales / Alice Brown
Tiverton Tales / Alice Brown
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Told in the Hills / Marah Ellis Ryan
Told in the Hills / Marah Ellis Ryan
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World / Lemuel Gulliver
Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World / Lemuel Gulliver
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Trees Worth Knowing / Julia Ellen Rogers
Trees Worth Knowing / Julia Ellen Rogers
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Turrets, Towers, and Temples As Seen and Described By Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
Turrets, Towers, and Temples As Seen and Described By Famous Writers / Esther Singleton
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Unknown Switzerland: Reminiscences of Travel / Victor Tissot
Unknown Switzerland: Reminiscences of Travel / Victor Tissot
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Unter Vier Augen: Reznicek-Album / Ferdinand von Reznicek
Unter Vier Augen: Reznicek-Album / Ferdinand von Reznicek
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Venetian Life: With Illustrations From Original Water Colors / William Dean Howells
Venetian Life: With Illustrations From Original Water Colors / William Dean Howells
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Wonders of Nature As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
Wonders of Nature As Seen and Described By Great Writers / Esther Singleton
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