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  • Title: tale
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    • Mother Goose's tales, or, Histories of past times : with morals to each tale

    • 1790-1799
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [160] p. : ill. ; 11 cm. Signatures: [A] , B-K ; p. 148 misnumbered "248". The "morals" are in verse. Each tale preceded by woodcut; most tales followed by design made from type ornaments; woodcuts possibly modelled after those in first edition...
    • Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate bluish-gray vertical rib cloth; gilt title in square panel with blue, bluish-gray and white wavy line border; all within blue ruled diamond panel with grape clusters in blue and white; motif repeated on spine.
    • Stringtown on the pike : a tale of northenmost Kentucky [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-yellow (C91) linen grain cloth; paper onlay reproducing photograph facing p. 362 (in part) within dark brown single rule frame, dark brown lettering, red rules; spine lettered in gilt and dark brown, ruled in red.
    • Eben Holden : a tale of the north country [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) diagonal fine rib cloth; 2 gilt double rule panels, gilt title and pine cones in upper, gilt author in lower; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • The heart of Rome : a tale of the "lost water" [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark olive (C108) vertical rib cloth; gilt title and floral ornaments, and light green fountain and wreaths within ornate architectural border in light green, author's name in gilt below; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • Stringtown on the pike : a tale of northenmost Kentucky [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-yellow (C91) linen grain cloth; paper onlay reproducing photograph facing p. 362 (in part) within dark brown single rule frame, dark brown lettering, red rules; spine lettered in gilt and dark brown, ruled in red.
    • On the face of the waters : a tale of the mutiny [binding]

    • 1897
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) calico-texture cloth; flower, checkerboard panel, and lettering in red and gilt; blindstamped single rule border on front and back covers; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g.
    • The sorry tale : a story of the time of Christ [binding]

    • 1917
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Black (C267) calico-texture cloth; gilt central panel with sunrise scene, gilt lettering and shepherd's staffs, all within gilt double rule border; gilt lettering and scales on spine.
    • The foreigner : a tale of Saskatchewan [binding]

    • 1909
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) vertical rib cloth; embossed cover with figures of man, woman and child in relief, black lettering; spine lettered in black.
    • Marse Chan : a tale of old Virginia [binding]

    • 1908
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) cloth; green floral design with silver scroll lettered in reserved blue, signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; gilt lettering on spine. Bound uniformly with other short stories of T.N. Page.
    • Charlotte Temple : a tale of truth [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium gray (C265) cloth; wreath of green leaves, white blossoms and white and green snakes, white lettering, all within white thin and thick double rule border; motif repeated on spine.
    • Locke Amsden, or, The schoolmaster : a tale [binding]

    • 1890
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark olive green (C126) pebble grain cloth; night scene with owl, stars and branch stamped in black; title within gilt panel with vignette of sailing ships, all within black double rule border; motif repeated on spine; greenish-brown floral...
    • The Quakeress : a tale [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light grayish-blue vertical rib cloth; oval paper onlay portrait of a Quaker girl within white ornate frame; white lettering; white lettering, florets and rules on spine.
    • The pioneer : a tale of two states [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) calico-texture cloth; pale green, yellow and orange floral design, gilt lettering, signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; motif repeated on spine in pale green.

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