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Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow / Washington Irving

2017.11.24

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

1890s

27 cm

Washington Irving

George Henry Boughton

First

New Cranford series.The Cranford Series

London

England

1893

Richard Clay & Sons, Ltd.

London

England

Publisher's Binding- Cranford Series

Bound in dark green cloth with marvelous art nouveau gilt decoration and titles to spine and front cover featuring poppies and thistle. Green stone endpapers. All edges gilt.

Owner's bookplate to ffep: Grace M. Pugh. Handwritten owner's name on half title: Russell. Bookbinders ticket to rear: Bound by Burns & Co.

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