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Browsing items in: American Publishers’ Bindings, 1829-1975

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    • A grammar of the Latin language

    • Bookbinding--United States--19th century--Specimens
    • Quarter-bound. Dark green sand-grained cloth with overall stag-horn ribbon-embossed pattern. Covers without decoration. Midnight blue paper on spine; spine title gilt-stamped between two double rules. Title on spine: Andrews' and Stoddard's Latin...
    • Algiers

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by George W. Hood. Dark blue cloth over boards. Blind and gilt-stamped orientalist design on front cover and spine. Gilt-stamped title.
    • Bellehelen mine

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Rust brown cloth over boards. Black-stamped ruled border on front cover. Black- and blue stamped image of a mine shaft against the backdrop of water the the lower portion of front cover and in the upper part of spine. Black-stamped lettering on...
    • Ben Hur

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Teal-gray cloth over boards. Square surround in center of front cover with black-stamped single border and grapes on vines against the white-stamped background, reminscent of a tile design. Within is a smaller square with black- and white-stamped...
    • Black Friday

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by Rome K. Richardson. Dark green fine-weave cloth, gilt- and black-stamped lettering, black- and white-stamped design on front cover and spine. Signed by designer on front cover.
    • Breezy adventure

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Royal blue cloth over boards. Silver-stamped title at top of front cover, separated by two ruled lines from a silver-stamped image of ship on calm waves, with birds flying by and author's name next to it. Silver-stamped lettering and the motif of...
    • Cap'n Eri

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by John Rae. Dark green cloth over boards. Black-stamped image of a ship's mast and sail with rigging in lower part of the front cover, and a flock of birds flying across from left to right at the top. The latter design extended to spine. An...
    • Choir invisible

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Specimens
    • Midnight blue, pebble grained cloth over boards. Gilt-stamped single rule border on front cover. Gilt-stamped ornamentation with floral and foliate motifs on front cover and spine. Gilt-stamped lettering on front cover and spine. Back cover not...
    • Clover and blue grass

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by Decorative Designers. Teal green cloth over boards. Three horizontal panes on front cover and spine with stylized clover plants on dark green-stamped background, and with pink-stamped flowers in two upper panes. Gilt-stamped lettering...
    • Corner in Coffee

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by Decorative Designers. Dark green fine-weave cloth over boards. Title and name stamped in ivory in the lower half of front cover. Above title, red-, gilt-, and ivory-stamped image of a coffee grinder(?), flanked by two gilt-stamped coffee...
    • Cranford

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Specimens
    • Publication date conjectured from the cover design. This particular design was used by Altemus for his Series No. 47, Beauxarts, published in 1897-1898. The oriental floral design was used, in different color configurations, on covers of the books...
    • Days off

    • Bookbinding -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Specimens
    • Design by Margaret Armstrong. Midnight blue fine-weave cloth. Gilt- , green- , white- and purple-stamped stylized floral and foliate design forming central panel on front cover. Designer's monogram in lower right of the image. Gilt-stamped...
    • Elements of psychology

    • Bookbinding--United States--19th century--Specimens
    • Dark slate gray sand-grained cloth with overall floral ribbon-embossed pattern. Covers blind-stamped with double-ruled surround with arabesque spandrels. Spine blind-stamped with horizontal double ruling and gilt-stamped title with double ruling at...
    • Evangeline

    • Bookbinding--United States--19th century--Specimens
    • Dark brown fine-weave cloth with overall cream-stamped horizontal pinstripes. Blind-stamped ruled borders, gilt-stamped floral wreath in center on covers. Gilt-stamped floral ornamentation and title on spine. Glossy cream-colored endpapers. All...

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