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												Owls Nest. A tribute to Sarah Elliott Perkins by her granddaughter by  Edith Perkins Cunningham
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1907
		 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio301)

Owls Nest. A tribute to Sarah Elliott Perkins by her granddaughter

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Owls Nest. A tribute to Sarah Elliott Perkins by her granddaughter

by Cunningham, Edith Perkins

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Printed at the Riverside Press. For Private Distribution. Cambridge, Mass. 1907. 8vo. [xi], 323pp. Frontis., 12 further plates, tissue guarded, 2 folding genealogical tables. Half morocco, marbles boards. Spine in six compartments, each boxed in gilt, gilt lettering and date. Marbled endpapers. Silk bookmark. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Inscribed by the author to Mrs von Mohl to ffep, dated February 1908. 1955 inscription "from Papa". Bookplate of Wanda von Mohl to front pastedown.

Wanda von Mohl (née Countess von der Groeben), (1854-1910) wife of the German Diplomat Ottmar von Mohl.

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bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
biblio301
Title
Owls Nest. A tribute to Sarah Elliott Perkins by her granddaughter
Author
Cunningham, Edith Perkins
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed at the Riverside Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge, Mass.
Date Published
1907
Keywords
Fine binding, Bookplate, Cincinnatti, Genealogy, Biography
Bookseller catalogs
History; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Pioneering Women; Americas and Caribbean; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that... [More]
inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has... [More]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]

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