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Title Dombey and Son / by Charles Dickens ; with illustrations by John H. Bacon
Item Series Dickens Imperial Edition
Collection Glasgow School of Art Library
Designer Talwin Morris (1865-1911)
Publisher London : Gresham
Item Date 1903
Description Spine by Talwin Morris. Imperial red cloth. Blocked gilt bands to both top and bottom with roses and foliage in blind. Serifed gilt capitals. A five-stemmed gilt plant bearing leaf clusters and one central Glasgow Style rose. A contemporary publisher's advertisement states that the series is "Sumptuously bound. The cloth is of the finest and is imperial red in colour. The embellishments (produced in gold) are an appropriate design of national arms and imperial emblems by the eminent designer, Talwin Morris".
Signed Unsigned
Rights Owner Glasgow School of Art
Rights Status Available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/
 

 

 

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