Searching within term: Covers

The items below have been associated with the term listed above. The type of content is listed below each row and links to either a searchable interface for that collection (e.g., May Show Database, Exhibition History Database) or a browsable listing of all content of the same type.

Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
1.  A Book By Its Cover: Queens of England
Collection/Type: Blog entry
2.  A Book By Its Cover: George Morland
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3.  A Book By Its Cover: Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries
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4.  A Book By Its Cover: Picturesque Egypt
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5.  A Book By Its Cover: the Romance of Modern Photography
Here we have the Romance of Modern Photography by Charles Gibson. One can't help being captivated by the gilt cover of this little book which portrays nine technicians developing, "the largest photograph in the world."
Collection/Type: Blog entry
6.  A Book By Its Cover: Sunrise-Land
We found this British touring volume in our library collection whilst conducting ILL and purchasing for Heather Lemonedes.
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7.  A Book By Its Cover: This Cleveland of Ours
With a stern portrait of Moses Cleveland gazing out from the cover, This Cleveland of Ours is imposing indeed. You Gotta be Tough, as the saying goes.
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8.  A Book By Its Cover: Success with Small Fruits
The title of this book notwithstanding, Success with Small Fruits is decidedly successful at catching the eye of a browser. The text, though enlightening on the subject of horticulture, is not specifically art related, until you read the list of illustrators, which includes Winslow Homer.
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9.  A Book By Its Cover: Moby Dick; or, The Whale
The great white whale surfaces in this edition of our ongoing series, A Book By Its Cover. This, the most famous of books about whales and whaling, is striking in black buckram and silver. The whale's teeth menace as the creature breaks the surf, into what appears to be a starry clear night sky. The spine, not pictured here, features the tail, beneath the title of the tale.
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10.  A Book By Its Cover: A Treatise On Etching
Let us discard now the old adage about books and their covers. This new series entitled A Book By Its Cover will present the art of the book, from the cover and binding, to the plates and type.
Collection/Type: Blog entry