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The Mystics: A Novel / Katherine Cecil Thurston

2015.7.301

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Katherine Cecil Thurston

George Gibbs

First

Harper & Brothers

New York

New York

United States

North America

1907

Publisher's Binding- Art Deco

Distinctive black silk moire binding with wide diagonal red band bordered in gilt Egyptian trim motif runs the entire length of the book. Stylistic gilt lettering to the title enhances the mystique affect.

First edition, published April 1907.

Hubin [1984 Crime Fiction, page 394]

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