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Joseph Dacus was a newspaperman and author in St. Louis during the 1870’s. In July of 1877, when a series of strikes known as “The Great Railroad Strike” swept across the nation, Dacus chronicled the events in St. Louis and later wrote this piece on…

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Illustrated. 8vo, full blue levant morocco; gilt tooled paneled back, sides decorated with a wide border of [Aldine] gilt tooling with small panels containing gilt-tooled fish, etc… doublures of dark blue levant morocco, fly-leaves of dark blue…

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4to. No. 475 of 500 copies on Riccardi Paper. A magnificent binding by Riviere and Son in full dark blue crushed morocco. Boards and spine with a dense gilt-pointelle ground with onlays of red, orange, green, and blue morocco in an elaborate art…

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Anyte of Tegea (Ἀνύτη Τεγεᾶτις) was an Arcadian poet of the 4th century BC and described as the female Homer by Antipater of Thessalonica, a 1st century literary critic. This little book prints the original Greek text of her 25 surviving fragments,…

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This dazzling silver book cover was designed and modeled by Lilian Simpson, a young artist who studied at the National School of Art in South Kensington (later the Royal College of Art) under the French-born sculptor Édouard Lantéri. The theme of the…
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