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THE BINDINGS       

1. "India's Love Lyrics," bound in brown crushed levant; inlaid in orange, tan, crimson, white, blue, gray and claret red; richly hand-tooled in blind and gold tooling; background studded with dots in gold; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

2. "Gothic Architecture," a Kelmscott Press edition, bound in myrtle-green crushed levant, mirror-polished, hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

3. Showing the inner doublure to a volume of original MSS. in quarto, Tennyson's "Holy Grail," bound in blue crushed levant; the broad border shown around the design consists of the same blue levant the book is bound in; the doublure is apple-green, the inlaid stems and leaves dark green, the floral motif white, the interlaced ribbon motif in the border is inlaid in red and the fields between the ribbons in dark-green; all richly hand-tooled in gold; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

4. "An Italian Garden," one of Thomas B. Mosher's beautiful publications, bound in myrtle-green crushed levant, mirror-polished and exquisitely hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Mem- phisÂ

5. The inner doublure to a volume of  MSS. "Lorna Doone," by Blackmore, bound in violet crushed levant; the broad border shown around the doublure is of the same violet levant as the outside binding; the doublure proper is of reddish purple; the open flowers showing full view are inlaid in heliotrope; those showing side view, in heliotrope and lavender; the stems and forming buds, as well as the inner ribbon, in green; the flowers and buds encircled by blind tooling only; the ribbon and the background of filigree in gold tooling; a very fine and rich specimen of the binder's art; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

6. "Campbell's Poems," bound in brown crushed levant, hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

7. The inner doublure to "Mrs. Thrale," bound in Jansenist style in old gold crushed levant, doublure of russet crushed levant, with monogramme "W. F. L." sparingly inlaid in red and blue; richly gold tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

8. "Marius, the Epicurean," From the presses of Thomas B. Mosher and bound in heliotrope crushed levant, gorgeously hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

9. "The Sundering Flood," a Kelmscott Press edition, bound in wine-red crushed levant, mirror-polished and hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

10. "Swinburne's Poems," bound in olive crushed levant, hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis [

11. Dickens' original MSS., "The Best Authority," in green crushed levant, mirror polished, delicately hand-tooled; designed and bound by Toof & Co., Memphis

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