[Binding, Fine- Verburg, Peter] Wonder Book for Girls & Boys
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1902. First edition thus. Superbly bound by Peter Verburg in full reddish-orange crushed morocco with elaborate flowing gilt Nouveau-style stem and leaf pattern with 70 onlaid hearts, central clover design, similar design on spine, signed in rear dentelle: "P.V. 1905." Illustrations by Walter Crane including many full-page color plates, border, head and tailpieces. AEG. Near fine. Stunning Verburg binding. (Inventory #: 2925)
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