Lavender and Old Lace / Myrtle Reed
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau
Front cover has elaborate art nouveau gilt and ivory design signed by Margaret Armstrong with the initials "MA," at the bottom of the decorated panel. One of a set of Reed titles isssued at various times by Putnam. All are bound in lavender cloth with elaborate gilt spine decoration and titling. Set has also been seen in pale grey cloth. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges.
May 1908 reprint.
Margaret Armstrong and American Trade Bindings (1991)
Gullans & Espey 202
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection