Cranford / Mrs. Gaskell
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
The Cranford Series
Macmillan & Company
Publisher's Binding- Cranford Series
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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