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Title The autocrat of the breakfast table / by Oliver Wendell Holmes ; with an introduction by Gilbert K. Chesterton
Item Series Red Letter Library
Collection Glasgow School of Art Library
Designer Talwin Morris (1865-1911)
Publisher Glasgow : Blackie & Son
Item Date 1904
Description Front cover by Talwin Morris. Red soft leather with gilt decoration. A seven-stemmed plant rises alternately into teardrop buds or taller stems bearing clusters of speared leaves, some blocked, some blind. The central stem divides into three and bears Glasgow Style half-closed roses. A further stem branches out to either side to enclose the whole in a square, its top edge concave and pierced by the speared leaves. A central gilt rectangle bisects the design to leave the teardrop buds revealed in blind. An inverted teardrop to either side of the plant's base.
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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