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

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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Owls Nest. A tribute to Sarah Elliott Perkins by her granddaughter
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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has been...
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
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...
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...
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 pages...

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