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Fisherman's Luck and Some Other Uncertain Things / Henry Van Dyke

2015.7.306

Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings

Henry Van Dyke

First

Charles Scribner's Sons

New York

New York

United States

North America

1905

Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau

Margaret Armstrong

Signed Margaret Armstrong Art Nouveau design of gilt fish swimming in a figure eight. Stamped in gilt, pale blue, and green on navy blue cloth. Gilt title and design to spine. One of a series of uniform bindings designed by Armstrong for Van Dyck titles issued by Scribners.

New Edition from new plates, October 1905. Former owner pasted illustrated seasonally-themed cut-outs to front and rear endpapers: Winter inside front, summer and autumn inside rear

United States

North America

The Art of American Book Covers 1875-1930 / Richard Minsky

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