The Mystics: A Novel / Katherine Cecil Thurston
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
Katherine Cecil Thurston
Harper & Brothers
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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