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Early Poems of William Morris, illustrated by Florence Harrison
New York: Dodge Publishing Company 1914 - 4to. xiv, 1 l., 194, [2] pp. incl. illus., 12 b&w plates, color frontispiece, 15 color plates tipped-in with tissue overlays. Contemporary binding by The Booklovers Shop, Cleveland, Ohio. A binder's stamp in gilt on the front lower turn-in of red goatskin, the covers with a gilt border composed of two sets of double fillets and at each corner a gilt Fleur-de-lis. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second panel and at the foot, the others with a gilt Fleur-de-lis; the edges of the boards and turn-ins tooled with gilt fillets and the turn-ins with a repeated small gilded design; top edge gilt, the others uncut. Gaston Pilon and other staff members of the Rowfant Bindery formed their own firm after The Rowfant Bindery closed, calling the new project "Book-Lover's Bindery." It operated in Cleveland for four years and then it too closed. A fine copy. Weight is 3 1/2 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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