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At Sundown / John Greenleaf Whittier


Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

John Greenleaf Whittier

Edmund H. Garrett

Houghton, Mifflin & Company




Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Sarah Wyman Whitman

Top edge gilt. Bound in cream vellum-like cloth with Whitman's distinguished typography in the title above a gilt triangular art nouveau design. Enclosed within a double ruled gilt frame. Spine has darkened, a common problem with this choice of polished cream vellum-like cloth, a favorite of Whitman's.

United States

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