Decorative cloth book bindings c.1903-30 attractive lot of 10 bindings display worthyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Decorative book bindings, old pictorial books for display].
Lot contains ten (10) early 20th century works, all of which possess pleasing pictorial covers and are good examples of decorative cloth book binding in the early 20th century.
The books cover a range of topics of interest, many are profusely illustrated. The titles of each work are as follows:
Arabian Nights, trans. by Jack Hardin.
Published 1903, Boston, by Herbert B. Turner & Co.
The Land of Make-Believe, by Wilbur Nesbit.
Published 1907, London, by Harper & Brothers.
Big Game at Sea, by Charles Frederick Holder.
Published 1908, New York, by The Outing Publishing Company.
The First World Flight, related by Lieutenants Smith, Nelson, Wade, Arnold, Harding, and Ogden to Lowell Thomas.
Published 1925, Boston, by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Byrd's Great Adventure, by Francis Trevelyan Miller.
Published 1930, Chicago, by the John C. Winston Company.
On an Irish Jaunting Car through Donngeland and Connemara, by Samuel G. Bayne.
Published 1902, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
The Poet Miss Kate and I, by Margaret P. Montague.
Published 1905, New York, by The Baker & Taylor Co.
Historic Airships, by Rupert Sargent Holland.
Published 1928, New York, by Grossert & Dunlap.
Raffael des Meisters Gemalde in 203 Abbildungen,
Published 1906, Stuttgart, by Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt.
164 pages, 203 images.
Ring o' Roses, by L. Leslie Brooke.
Published c.1920-30, London, by Frederick Warne & Co.
c. 70 pages.
Set along shelf measures: 11 1/2".
Smallest book measures: 7" H X 4 5/8" W.
Largest book measures: 10 1/8" H X 8 1/4" W.