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The Tent on the Beach and Dramatic Lyrics / John Greenleaf Whittier

2015.7.320

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

John Greenleaf Whittier

Charles H. WoodburyMarcia Oakes Woodbury

First

Houghton, Mifflin & Company

Boston

Massachusetts

United States

North America

1899

Riverside Press

Cambridge

Massachusetts

United States

North America

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Margaret Armstrong

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

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