England / Frank Fox
Kathleen V. Roberts Collection of Decorated Publishers' Bindings
A. and C. Black
Publisher's Binding- Art Nouveau
Distinctively bound in bright red decorated cloth with an art nouveau pattern of rose and stem printed in yellow, red and green within a yellow framed border. Pattern repeats to spine. Titles in gilt to spine and pale green to front board. Signed binding. This scarab design is a simplified version of Turbayne's initials. Note: Same binding and cloth as "Familiar London", another Black title. Only difference is a different shade of pink for the rose petals.
Published in 1914 with 32 illustrations. Reprinted in 1918 with 64 illustrations.
"Familiar London" 2015.7.215