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THE POETRY OF THE PSALMS, For Readers of the English Bible.

by Van Dyke, Henry

Condition: Very Good


T.Y. Crowell & Co., New York:, 1900. pp. 26. 12mo. 190mm. Publisher's green cloth binding with cover stamped in gilt with unusual almost embroidered pattern. Floral gilt cover design. Gilt is on cover. Top edge gilt. Spine faded, worn, and fraying. Corners worn. Printed in red and black. Binding tight and contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good. Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. (1852-1933) was an American author, educator, foreign minister, and clergyman. The binding was probably designed by - Margaret Neilson Armstrong (1867-1944) a 20th-century American designer, illustrator, and author. She is best known for her book covers in the Art Nouveau style. NW59. Hardcover. Very Good.




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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback.  A...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new...[more]
tight
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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]
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 pag...[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. A...[more]

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