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viii, 169 pages, [7] leaves of plates : color illustrations. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections book cover exhibition Bound to Please, fall 2022. Color illustration on title page. "D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston"--Colophon. Light blue cloth cover with decoration emboss in gold, mounted label on cover with silhouette cameos in black and with gold lettering. Decorated cloth binding signed by the designer: MA [i.e. Margaret Armstrong]. Front cover detached from textblock. Gift of Selma Ordewer, in memory of Daniel Berkeley Bianchi.

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New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900. Boston : Merrymount Press

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Charles Scribner's Sons


New York


Bound to Please Exhibit 2022; folklore; African American; cameos; Merrymount Press


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The Old Gentleman of the Black Stock



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