Van Dyke, Henry.

THE RULING PASSION: Tales of Nature and Human Nature. With Illustrations by W. Appleton Clark.

C. Scribner's Sons, New York:, 1901

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pp. xiv, 295. +Plus 8 pages of color plates. 12mo. 210mm. Publisher's blue binding with cover stamped in gilt and green. Pictorial cover with floral design by Margaret Armstrong without monogram. Spine lettered in gilt and decorated similarly. Gilt is bright on cover with color rubbed. Top edge gilt. Spine gilt rubbed. Corners sharp. Title page printed in red and black. Gift inscription on inside flyleaf 'To Mama from Fenner Dec 25. 1901' Binding tight and contents clean. Hardbound. Very Good+. Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. (1852-1933) was an American author, educator, foreign minister, and clergyman. The binding designer - Margaret Neilson Armstrong (1867-1944) was a 20th-century American designer, illustrator, and author. She is best known for her book covers in the Art Nouveau style. NW59