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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. With Life / Alexander Pope

2015.7.106

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

English poetry1880s

7-3/4 in

5 in

Alexander Pope

New York

New York

United States

North America

circa 1880

Publisher's Binding- Gold Band Titles

Bound in beveled blue cloth with black stamping to cover and spine in a repeating pattern, ruled, Eastlake inspired design. Central gilt stamped rectangle of title, geometrical elements, and a diagonal focus, using matte and bright gilt. Spine has a strong diagonal design of repeating patterns. Publisher's name to bottom of spine: T.Y. Crowell and Co. in gilt ribbon scroll. Wide gilt stamped title band to spine. All edges gilt. Plain endpapers.

No publication date.

Uniform binding with Moore (2015.7.103)

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