The Tent on the Beach and Dramatic Lyrics / John Greenleaf Whittier
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
John Greenleaf Whittier
Charles H. WoodburyMarcia Oakes Woodbury
Houghton, Mifflin & Company
Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau
Bound in dark blue cloth stamped in gilt with two matching panels in an elaborate art nouveau iris and seashell design with a crab at the base of each iris. Motif repeated to spine. Top edge gilt. Plum endpapers. Also seen in green and maroon cloth. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding. Monogram to left of crab in right corner.
Margaret Armstrong Binding Collection (Library of Congress)
The Art of American Book Covers 1875-1930 / Richard Minsky
Featured on page 69.
Bound for Beauty: Highlights from the Roberts Collection