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  • Description: elaborate
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    • Carmen Sylva, and sketches from the Orient [binding]

    • 1912
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate blue cloth; cream lettering on gilt and cream cartouche, surrounded by elaborate floral design in white, author's initials in gilt, all within blindstamped single rule border; motif repeated on spine.
    • The little minister [binding]

    • Undated
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark olive green diagonal fine rib cloth; elaborate gilt thistle design and lettering on front cover; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g.
    • Our Christmas tides [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark green (C146) fine bead cloth; red lettering within elaborate gilt and darker green holly leaf border; red stylized cross in center, gilt rayed stars at upper corners; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed; endpapers printed in green with...
    • The young voyageurs, or, The boy hunters in the north [binding]

    • 1896
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Series binding in vivid red (C11) cloth with dark orange-yellow (C72) and black scroll design; black lettering; top panel scroll design with colors reversed; motif repeated on spine; elaborate colored illustrated endpapers.
    • The Hollands [binding]

    • 1898
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Medium reddish-orange (C37) calico-texture cloth; series binding with panel on right showing standing girl reading in front of bookshelves in dark green, series title and ornaments in dark green on left; panel signed vertically...
    • Naples : the city of Parthenope and its environs [binding]

    • 1894
    • Woman's Collection
    • White (C263) cloth over beveled boards; elaborately stamped with gilt statue of Neptune and blue lettering within irregular blue and gilt border, gilt panels of acanthus leaves at head and foot within gilt double rule borders, the lower with...
    • Rhoda Thornton's girlhood [binding]

    • 1900
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Olive gray (C113) calico-texture cloth; series binding with panel on right showing standing girl reading in front of bookshelves in dark green, series title and ornaments in dark green on left; panel signed vertically ""CEA("(unidentified); spine...
    • Severa : a novel [binding]

    • 1882
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark yellowish-brown (C78) diagonal fine rib cloth; front cover with elaborate Eastlake designs with thick and thin rules border in black; motif repeated on spine with gilt ornamental bands and lettering; central ornament and triple rule border...
    • Captain Molly : a love story [binding]

    • 1898
    • Girls books in series collection
    • Grayish-olive calico-texture cloth; series binding with panel on right showing standing girl reading in front of bookshelves in dark green, series title and ornaments in dark green on left; panel signed vertically "CEA("(unidentified); spine...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...
    • [Students Anniversary Plaza]

    • 1968-09
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This September 1968 photograph shows the Students Anniversary Plaza on the corner of College Avenue and Spring Garden Street which housed the University Bell. In 1967, on the occasion of the University’s 75th anniversary, the student body voted...
    • [Students Anniversary Plaza with bell]

    • 1973
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph shows the bell located at the Student Anniversary Plaza, circa 1973. It appeared in Bricks and People, on page 31.

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