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Judge Byrd Douglas (1894-1965) authored Steamboatin' on the Cumberland, a history of the Cumberland River. The book is a comprehesive exploration of the 516 miles of the river in Tennessee and Kentucky and contains the names of more than 1200…

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This charming and whimsical title page adds a splash of vibrant, flirtatiously bright color to an otherwise primarily technique-oriented book dedicated to outdoor pursuits such as the cultivation of gardens and maintaining beautiful flowers. Are…

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This book was ornamented with particularly unique marbled endpapers. Focusing specifically on these endpapers, we can observed loose dotted and speckled spirals, featuring vibrant red, yellow, green, and blue. These colors were most prevalent during…

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This book is the 17th volume in a compilation of fantastic stories about journeys to exotic, far-off places. As evidenced in the image, the oriental dress of the characters promises readers a taste of the exotic within the pages of the novel.…
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