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vi, 188 pages : illus. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Cover title: Selections from the Hesperides & Noble numbers of Robert Herrick. Illustrated title-page with title in red. Preface signed: Austin Dobson. c. 1 Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke ; c. 2 From the library of Chester L. Dodge. 2nd copy in original embossed and illustrated cover. Binding design by Edwin Austin Abbey; front cover with gilt-stamped full cover sunburst design, yellow, red and black-stamped flower devices, & black and red-stamped decorative title lettering; all edges gilt. Art Nouveau design style.

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New York : Harper & Brothers, 1882


Harper & Brothers


New York


Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; illustration (process); illustrations (layout features); poetry


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Selections from the poetry of Robert Herrick



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