Category: American Publisher's Bindings, 20th C.

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REED (MCCULLOUGH), MYRTLE; ARMSTRONG, MARGARET (binding, dust jacket and slipcase design)

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1523

Condition: Fine


8vo (5¼” x 8½”). pp. 374. IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET AND SLIPCASE. Unsigned binding design on periwinkle cloth by Margaret Armstrong. t.e.g. A young girl is unlucky in love and loses her boyfriend to another girl. She isolates herself at home and finds the perfect lover in her dreams. The book was made into a silent film of the same name in 1918. A fine copy. The very good - dust jacket that has large chips at the top corner of the rear panel, at the head of the spine panel, and at the bottom of the spine panel. The very good - slipcase with splits to the seams of ... View more info

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THE UPAS TREE

By: [Ottman, William (illustrations)]; McMurdy, Robert

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Schulte: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1252

Condition: Near fine


8vo (5½" x 7¾"). pp. 324. Unsigned binding design by Fred T. Hancke of an Upas tree in the foreground of a windswept plowed field in white and gold on dark green cloth. Includes black and white frontis. and 3 additional black and white full page illustrations by William Ottman. Written by a then prominent member of the Chicago Bar, is a detective story and romance about a young lawyer wrongfully charged with the murder of his client and sentenced to hang. It includes unusual questions of law, and ethical dilemmas interwoven with a detailed legal disquisition against the death penalty. A lov... View more info

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MORNING FACE

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Stratton-Porter, Gene

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1248

Condition: Very good +


4to (8¼” x 10¼"). pp. 127. Unsigned binding design in blue and two tones of textured gold on turquoise cloth of birds flying across a marsh as the sun rises. Includes 1 color plate and 80 black and white illustrations after photographs by the author. A book of nature lore written for children. A striking and evocative binding design whose textured gold bird motifs seemingly take flight in the light. Scarce in this condition. MacLean 234. View more info