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Cunliffe-Owen, Margaret.  The cradle of the rose. London & New York: Harper & Bros., 1908. 8vo (21 cm; 8.25"). 319 pp., illus., 4 plts.
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"Illustrated with water-color drawings by the author." Before her emigration to America (caused by ruined fortunes in Europe), Margaret was the Countess Marguerite, daughter of Count Jules du Planty de Sourdis. She was a writer of historical novel and a poison penned syndicated newspaper column: She was most commonly known as La Marquise de Fontenoy or the Countess du Planty.
        Binding: Blue cloth with front cover stamped in gilt with designs of entwined roses above and below the title which fills the middle area of the board. Top edge gilt.

Not in Smith, American Fiction, 1901–1925. Binding as above. Gilt of spine faded that of cover less so. A good copy.  (36776)   Please RESHELVE This.


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