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  • Description: ornament
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    • A bachelor's talks about married life and things adjacent [binding]

    • 1884
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark yellowish-brown (C78) diagonal fine rib cloth; elaborately decorated in black with fronds, panels, medallions, borders, author's name, and rules across front cover and spine, gilt ornamental panel with title in reserved brown on cover and...
    • A Child of Tuscany [binding]

    • 1895
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) cloth; 3 coats of arms at head of cover, with title, fleur-de-lis, and author below, all in bluish-white; bluish-white title, 3 flowers on stem, ribbon and ornament on spine; very dark blue coated endpapers.
    • A lady's voyage round the world [binding]

    • 1852
    • Woman's Collection
    • Very dark bluish-green (C166) alternating ripple and "rope" grain cloth; blindstamped central ornament with publisher's initials, ornamental corners, all within thin-thick-thin triple rule border on covers; gilt lettering, rules and triangular...
    • A man and his money [binding]

    • 1912
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish-green (C137) calico-texture cloth; overall blindstamped circular rose and branch design, gilt lettering and ornament; motif repeated on spine. In white dust jacket with color portrait of woman (by Spero) gilt lettering on front and...
    • A motor-flight through France [binding]

    • 1909
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark olive green (126) vertical rib cloth; gilt title and winged wheel within gilt ornamental frame with blindstamped ornaments at corners, all within double set of blind rule and rope borders; spine lettered in gilt with gilt ornament and...
    • A New England nun : and other stories [binding]

    • 1891
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate blue (C182) diagonal fine rib cloth; woman's silhouette in black on cream cameo within gilt oval border with gilt ribbon, gilt floral ornament border, gilt lettering; motif repeated on spine in gilt.
    • A son of Hagar [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium yellowish-brown (C77) vertical rib cloth; woman holding child in red, black and white, red lettering; signed with the monogram of W.E.B. Starkweather; red lettering, rules and ornament on spine.
    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's comrade) [binding]

    • 1885
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Very dark green (C147) very fine diagonal rib cloth; panel with Huckleberry Finn in reserved green, black and gilt, lettering above and to the side with initial letters of Huckleberry Finn in wood design, branches, all in gilt and black, all within...
    • American sonnets [binding]

    • 1890
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Very dark green calico-texture cloth; floret, ornament and lettering within single rule outer border, all in gilt; floret and lettering on spine in gilt.
    • Antonia [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Brownish-gray paper boards; front and back covers have design of woman's head in black and red within oval gilt-bordered frame, flanked by red, pale green and black roses, 2 red and black hearts below with gilt ribbons and lettered scrolls, all...
    • Artemus Ward : his book [binding]

    • 1862
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish purple (C229) vertical wave grain cloth; blind-stamped publisher's monogram and border on covers; gilt lettering, ornament and rule on spine with fleur-de-lis above title (BAL spine state B); tan endpapers. Stack copy in dark green...
    • At sundown [binding]

    • 1892
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Yellowish-gray calico-texture cloth; ornamental design in upside down triangle shape, lettering above, all within double rule border, all in gilt; double rule blindstamped border on back cover; ornament and lettering on spine in gilt; t.e.g.
    • Aucassin & Nicolete [binding]

    • 1896
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Light gray (C264) paper wrappers; black lettering and printers ornament; back cover and flap with publisher's (D. Nutt) advertisements.
    • Barbary sheep : a novel [binding]

    • 1907
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light brown (C57) cloth; woman and palm trees in dark green, red and gilt within dark green frame with heart and leaf cornerpieces in red and gilt, dark green bordered gilt lettering; signed "RR" (back to back), i.e. Rachel Robinson; spine lettered...
    • Big brother [binding]

    • 1894
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Mottled pale blue calico-texture cloth; series binding with decorative rectangular frame of red flowers and leaves in center enclosing green lettering and red floral ornament, all within floral border enclosed in green rules with outer border of...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Book of Hours, the prayer book of laity, usually contains 16 sections. The section on prayers to the Virgin is the most important and most used, and its manuscripts exceed in number all other 15th century religious texts. The laymen who ordered...
    • Breviary (Breviarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the middle of the 14th century many of the manuscripts show influences from other countries. Illuminators, scribes, and other craftsmen traveled from city to city and even from country to country. While the script of this leaf is almost...
    • Brownies and other stories [binding]

    • 1900
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Dark gray yellow green calico-texture cloth; girl seated reading on window seat with two women seen playing badminton through window, lettered below, all in blue, red and black; girl holding badminton racket, rules, ornament, rules and lettering on...
    • 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...


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