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The White Shield / Myrtle Reed

2015.7.346

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Myrtle Reed

Dalton Stevens

First

G.P. Putnam's Sons

New York

New York

United States

North America

1912

Knickerbocker Press

New York

New York

United States

North America

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Margaret Armstrong

Cover has elaborate art nouveau border and lily design stamped in gilt, white, and burgundy. Bound in lavender cloth. One of a set of Reed titles issued at various times by Putnam. Top edge gilt. Deckled page edges. Signed binding, monogram "MA" in right corner, inside the border.

First edition, first printing.

Margaret Armstrong Binding Collection (Library of Congress)

Margaret Armstrong and American Trade Bindings (1991)

Gullans & Espey 213

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