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Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell

2017.11.14

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Hugh Thomson

The Cranford Series

Macmillan & Company

London

England

1891

Publisher's Binding- Cranford Series

Hugh Thomson

Bound in dark green cloth with binding design by Hugh Thomson featuring a large potted daisy, a tea service, and playing cards. Elaborate floral gilt spine decoration. Green coated endpapers. All edges gilt.

Published in the same year of publication- 1891 to title page. No date to copyright page. Owner's bookplate to ffep. Grace M. Pugh Owner's name written on half title page: J. E. Taylor, Humshaugh.

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