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xi, 241 pages : illustrations. "Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Illustrated title-page. Illustrated from photographs by the author. Mount Pleasant Press, J. Horace McFarland Company, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-- title page verso. Includes index and list of botanical names. Decorated cloth cover, dark green illustration of a tree on light green cloth, title and author embossed in gold. Written in ink on front endpaper: ""This book is the Property of Samuel Kirk & Son, Co."" [Baltimore, MD, Silversmiths] From the Gorham Design Library. Gift of Lenox Inc. Case binding."
Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; trees; Gorham (American silver manufactory, founded 1831)
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McFarland, John Horace; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "Getting Acquainted with the Trees" (1904). Gorham Manufacturing Company Design Library. 18.