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Tenants of the Trees

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Tenants of the Trees

Hawkes, Clarence (1869–­­­1954)
Illustrated by Louis Rhead
Boston: L. C. Page & Co., 1907

Multicolored stamping of bluebirds on vertically ribbed cloth; title and author stamped in gold.  Significant for both its use of color and the influence of artist Will Bradley— who pioneered layered designs—this book  cover creates an illusion of depth via contrasting textures
and titles positioned above the picture plane.