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The Works of Cowper and Thomson ?
Philadelphia: Gregg & Elliot, No. 9 North Fourth Street, 1841. Frontispiece. x, 404; xxxvi, 133 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Bound in full black morocco, covers and spine embossed in blind to an all-over scrollwork, floral and scallop-shell design, a.e.g., by Benjamin Gaskill (signed at head of spine in blind, "Gaskill, Phila."). Light rubbing to corners, else fine. Embossed American Binding by Gaskill A fine embossed binding by Benjamin Gaskill of Philadelphia. Gaskill popularized embossed bindings in America, drawing on the pioneering work of the English firm of Remnant & Edmonds. In fact, the spine of this volume is derived from a Remnant & Edmonds spine plaque (cf. Maser 43a).
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