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    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • In the eagle's talon : a romance of the Louisiana Purchase [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark yellowish-green (C138) cloth; light yellowish-green lettering and ornaments, pale blue ornaments and gilt torch flanked by pale blue columns with head and wing capitals, 2 gilt crowned "N"s, all within frame of light yellowish-green and...
    • Comfort Pease and her gold ring [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Pale yellow green (C121) textured paper over boards; front and back covers with dandelion design, dark green leaves and stems fading to light green, light green buds and orange yellow blossoms, light green lettering, all within dark and light green...
    • That queer girl [binding]

    • 1874
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light olive brown (C94) diagonal fine rib cloth; circular vignette of girl leaning on fence in gilt and black, within gilt, black and reserved light olive brown border, lettered in black with ornamental initial letter; bluebells surrounded by...
    • Faith Gartney's girlhood [binding]

    • 1902
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light blue (181) calico-texture cloth; two panels ruled in light green and black, lower panel has portrait of woman in lower right with vines and flowers intertwined in black, light green, and orange, upper panel lettered in red; motif continued on...
    • Back to Arcady [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate greenish-olive very fine diagonal rib cloth; sun dial with roses in center in light green and white, lettered at head and foot in gilt, all within decorative floral outer border in light green and white; signed with Adrian J. Iorio's...
    • An encore [binding]

    • 1907
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Pale yellowish-white cloth; curtained window, wall, and tall flowers in pink, light green and dark green, gilt lettering; flower motif repeated on spine in orange, light green and dark green, gilt lettering; t.e.g., untrimmed; endpapers illustrated...
    • Susan Clegg and her neighbors' affairs [binding]

    • 1906
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) cloth; woman in silhouette in reserved red looking out of window at passing people in light green, greenish-blue, and peach, light green lettering, all within single greenish-blue rule border; signed with monogram of Decorative...
    • The light beyond [binding]

    • 1918
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) cloth; large floral design in light blue and gilt, gilt lettering, all within light blue single rule border; signed "DD", i.e. Decorative Designers; motif repeated on spine in gilt; untrimmed.
    • A spinner in the sun [binding]

    • 1906
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light blue (C181) vertical rib cloth; full paper onlay with circular vignette of sun behind mountains in light blue, white and yellow; floral border in gold, lettered in gold-bordered white; yellow edge overlaid in gold; light blue vertical rib...
    • Bayou triste: a story of Louisiana [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish green vertical rib cloth; broken triple panels with light green and white cotton plants in outer panels, inner panel lettered in light green; two horizontal panels lettered in white and light green; white single rule borders; left...
    • The signs in the Christmas fire [binding]

    • 1908
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 1 in light green (C143) paper over boards; medium green floral design overlaid with panel lettered in medium green, all within darker green architectural border on front and back covers; signed "M H", i.e Mabel Harlow " top edge stained green;...
    • English literature through the ages : Beowulf to Stevenson [binding]

    • 1914
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light green (C144) diagonal fine rib cloth; full gilt architectural panel framing literary figures carrying banners in light brown and light blue, gilt lettering; signed with designer's monogram (unidentified); motif continued on spine; t.e.g.,...
    • Twin beds [binding]

    • 1913
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) diagonal fine rib cloth; twin beds in light blue and gilt, light blue lettering; spine lettered in light blue.
    • Heartbreak Hill : a comedy romance [binding]

    • 1908
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium bluish-gray cloth; paper onlay with col. ill. (frontispiece) within thick and thin light bluish-gray double rules, light bluish-gray lettering within light bluish-gray dotted line border with hearts at corners and compass at top; signed "J...
    • The sword maker [binding]

    • 1910
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Black cloth; reflected cityscape in reserved black against light orange sky and water, gilt lettering; signed "G.H., possibly George Hood; spine lettered in gilt and light orange with light orange coat of arms.
    • Betty Wales, sophomore : a story for girls [binding]

    • 1906
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light brownish-gray (C63) calico-texture cloth; three girls wearing long dresses, holding papers and books. with trees, shrubs, buildings, and clouds in background in blackish-dark green, light orange, white, and gilt, six triangles and lettering...
    • The Blue Birds' Uncle Ben [binding]

    • 1918
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Pale green (149) calico-texture cloth; series binding with girl and boy running and girl holding camera, flanked by trees with landscape in background, in black, green, and light blue, two triangles and lettering in black at foot, all within black...
    • A bevy of girls [binding]

    • 1905
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Bluish-gray (C191) cloth; 9 girls in pink, light yellowish-green, light and dark blue in upper panel, within decorative dark blue full cover border, pink, light yellowish-green, and dark blue flowers below, dark blue lettering; pink and dark blue...

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