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Flower of the Dusk / Myrtle Reed

2015.7.274

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Myrtle Reed

G.P. Putnam's Sons

LondonNew York

1908

Knickerbocker Press

New York

1910

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Margaret Armstrong

Art nouveau front cover gilt and ivory stamped design of trees and central flower. Binding signed with the initials "MA" on bottom right, within the tree roots. One of a set of Reed's titles issued at various times by Putnam. Bound in lavender cloth with elaborate gilt spine decoration and titling. Notable for design change of cover title now outlined in black. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges.

Margaret Armstrong Binding Collection (Library of Congress)

New York

Margaret Armstrong and American Trade Bindings (1991)

Gullans & Espey 209

Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection

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