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Country Stories / Mary Russell Mitford

2015.7.181

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Mary Russell Mitford

George Morrow

Macmillan & Company

New York

New York

United States

North America

1896

Edinburgh

ScotlandUnited Kingdom

Publisher's Binding

All edges gilt. Dark green cloth with elaborate gilt design to spine and cover. Front design shows man on ladder picking fruit from a tree while a woman stands below catching the fruit in her apron and a child kneels on the ground gathering the fallen fruit. This is within a plaque-like border with four hares at the bottom. Illustrations by George Morrow. Black stone endpapers. Cover design is in the style of the Hugh Thomson Cranford Series.

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