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Lavender and Old Lace / Myrtle Reed

2015.7.271

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Myrtle Reed

G.P. Putnam's Sons

New YorkLondon

New York

United StatesEngland

North America

1902

1908

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Margaret Armstrong

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

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