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Name    Stuart, Ruth McEnery

Title   NAPOLEON JACKSON The Gentleman of the Plush Rocker

Binding   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, NY The Century Co. 1902

Seller ID   7691

This is a first edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The cover art is signed with a monogram of DD for Decorative Designers. It is a book that is included in a group of now collectible books called American Decorative Books. The time period means that many of the books used an art nouveau styling, as this one does. The covers are maroon colored cloth with a reverse embossed design (blind stamped) and filled with gold and green ink. The spine is titled and lightly decorated. The binding is tight. The covers and the interior are clean, however there is a former owner name and address on the front free end paper in ink. There are no other marks or writing. The top edges are dull, The fore and bottom edges are untrimmed (not evenly cut) and clean. There are eight full page illustrations bound in - the images are quite small and hve been printed light brown ink. They are scenes from the book. Some are quite small. The story is in dialect with terms and sayings as of 1902.; 8vo; 132 pages

Fiction Black Americans Story Plantation United States

Price = 24.00 USD

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