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  • Description: decorative
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    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Women of the Bible [binding]

    • 1868
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark yellowish-green (C137) pebble grain cloth; open book with lettering within decorative frame, lettering at head within decorative frame with gilt background, lettered in reserved dark yellowish-green, all within two decorative borders, all in...
    • Woman's love, and life : a book for women and for men [binding]

    • 1881
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark reddish-orange pebble grain cloth; Eastlake designs all over, floral decorations, decorative rules all in black, decorative lettered at head in black, lettered at foot in gilt within decorative gilt border; decorative floral borders stamped at...
    • Diddie, Dumps, and Tot, or, Plantation child-life [binding]

    • 1910
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Deep red (13) embossed calico-texture cloth; three girls walking down a hill through flowers with three figures in silhouette and clouds in background, in black, yellow and reserved red, black lettering; signed "DD" i.e. Decorative Designers; motif...
    • Janet : her winter in Quebec [binding]

    • 1906
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Pale green (149) calico-texture cloth; two women walking in snow in gray, red, black, and pink, within black rule border, lettered in gray with two decorative designs around title, all within black rule outer border; signed ""DD"" i.e. Decorative...
    • Caroline at college [binding]

    • 1922
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Grayish-olive green (C127) calico-texture cloth; series binding with girl holding books. in decorative frame with students, building, and trees in background in gold, blue, and black, frame flanked with black, gold, and blue flowers, lettered at...
    • Uncle Sam needs a wife [binding]

    • 1925
    • Woman's Collection
    • Bluish-purple calico-texture cloth; eagle and two flags in black and gilt, black lettering within scroll decorative gilt border; all within gilt border; signed ""DD"" i.e. Decorative Designer; motif repeated on spine in gilt, lettered in black.
    • A forest hymn

    • 1860
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Yellowish-reddish-brown ribbed morocco leather, decorative lettering within decorative border, all within double rule thin border, all in gilt; backcover repeats frontcover; five decorative panels on spine in gilt, five bands, ruled and lettered in...
    • The coward of Thermopylae [binding]

    • 1911
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate greenish-blue vertical rib cloth; embossed decorative ornament stamped, lettered in gilt, ten squares stamped at top and bottom, all within blindstamped outer rule decorative border; signed "WJ" i.e. William Jordan; motif repeated on spine...
    • The house by the medlar-tree [binding]

    • 1890
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Blackish-blue cloth; two panels within decorative rules in silver; lower panel has publisher's device and lettering, upper panel lettered, all within decorative rule outer border, all in silver and gilt; decorative rules and lettering on spine in...
    • Anybody but Anne [binding]

    • 1914
    • Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction
    • Dark blue (C183) calico-texture cloth; two "panels" within decorative lines, lower panel has decorative pendent, upper panel lettered, all in white; signed "H" probably Edward Stratton Holloway; decorative lines and lettering on spine in white
    • Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli) [binding]

    • 1883
    • Woman's Collection
    • Light olive brown (C94) very fine diagonal rib cloth; series binding with lettering within decorative border with floral designs in corner, all in black and gilt; decorative border repeated on back cover in black; decorative border, rule and...
    • Hannah More, or, Life in hall and cottage [binding]

    • 1862
    • Woman's Collection
    • Brownish-black fine vertical rib cloth; floret in center within decorative floral design, all within decorative outer border within single rule outer border, all in gilt and blind; decorative outer border and single rule repeated on back cover in...
    • Harriet Martineau [binding]

    • 1885
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate olive brown (C95) very fine diagonal rib cloth; series binding with lettering within decorative border with floral designs in corner, all in black and gilt; decorative border repeated on back cover in black; decorative border, rule and...
    • Haps and mishaps of a tour in Europe [binding]

    • 1854
    • Woman's Collection
    • Deep red (C13) fine vertical rib cloth; decorative ornament of lines, leaves and flowers blindstamped in center; four outer rule borders blindstamped with innermost border decorative; front cover repeated on back cover; three decorative ornaments...

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