Category: American publisher's Bindings, 19th C.

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HOW TO KNOW THE WILDFLOWERS A GUIDE TO THE NAMES, HAUNTS AND HABITS OF OUR COMMON WILDFLOWERS

By: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design); Satterlee, Marion (illustrator)]; Dana, Mrs. William Starr (Francis Theodora Parsons)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Seller ID: 1014

Condition: Very good +


8vo (5¼" x 8"). pp.373 + 4pp. publisher's advts. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Signed Margaret Armstrong binding design of a flowering topiary with a banner winding around its stem inside a decorated border in pale green and silver on brown linen weave cloth. Includes 152 black and white illustrations (52 new illustrations over the previous edition) by Marion Satterlee. A description of more than 450 varieties of wild flowers, classified by color. The second of two bindings Miss Armstrong created for the editions of this book; this binding being a structured but simultaneously flui... View more info

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BALLAD OF LOST HAVEN A BOOK OF THE SEA

By: [Hapgood, Theodore Brown (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Lamson Wolffe & Company: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1207

Condition: Very good +


12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. 117. Signed Art Nouveau spine design by Theodore Brown Hapgood of a repeating bird climbing a trellis of stems and leaves in gold on green ribbed cloth. A series of poems that glory in the wide expanses of the sea. A lovely unopened copy of this charming Hapgood design with a faint moisture stain on the first six pages. BAL 2635. Scarce. View more info

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EAT NOT THY HEART

By: [Hazenplug, Frank? (binding design)]; Gorden, Julien; pseudonym of (Cruger, Von Rensselaer, Mrs.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Herbert S. Stone & Co.: 1898

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 1209

Condition: Near fine


12mo (4½" x 6¾"). pp. 319. Unsigned binding design in gold on maroon cloth with floral spandrels in each corner of front and rear boards; double rule border with pointillé work; t.e.g. A farmer's wife finds employment on a Long Island estate and finds herself jealous of the rich city people that live there. A lovely and bright copy of a charming unsigned binding design possibly by Frank Hazenplug. Scarce. KRAMER 133; WRIGHT III:1316. View more info

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A WINTER HOLIDAY

By: [Meteyard, Thomas Buford (binding design)]; Carman, Bliss

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard and Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1161

Condition: Very good


12mo (4¼" x 6¾"). pp.43. Signed binding design by T. B. Meteyard in two tones of textured silver of a narrow marsh that runs toward the sea within a panel on the left side of the cover. Signed with Meteyard's tortoise in the lower right quadrant of the design. Titles in silver above and below the panel. A small seahorse in silver on the rear board. A series of seven poems that reflect Carman's feelings about his winter holidays. 5 poems are about Carman's warm and colorful experiences in the Bahamas, while December Scituate and Winter at Tortoise Shell are about Carman's visit to Scituate, ... View more info

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THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY

By: [Unidentified (binding design); Bardwell, George Willis (frontispiece)]; Ford, Paul Leicester

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1897

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 1091

Condition: Near fine


12mo (5" x 7¼"). pp.200. First printing. An unsigned binding design in gold, black and red on light blue cloth of the front of two steam engines with titles surrounded by a single rule border. Spine with titles and a telegraph pole with insulators in black and gold. Includes black and white frontis. after a painting by Bardwell. Title page printed in black and red; t.e.g. A modern fictional detective story set in the Southwest. A staged robbery is intended to stop the takeover of the Kansas and Arizona Railroad by financial manipulation. A handsome poster style binding with a very slight dark... View more info