International studio — 36.1908/​1909(1909)

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y^OOK! [BINDING
! J BY AIISSES
RIPLEY
ANAR'l'ISTIC
pieceofworkhaslately
been hnished in the stu'dios
of the Misses Ripiey, New
York. Thisisagiftbook,
designed and bound by the
Misses Ripley, for presen-
tation to Professor Adolph
Werner, "To mark," as
the title page reads, "hftv
years of service at the Coi-
iege of the City of New
York." It contains many
hundred letters from Pro-
fessor Werner's coheagues
and friends and the pu-
piis in his charge since he
iirst entered the coiiege in
1857.
The book is executed in
caifskin, of a dark, soft
brown, with an antique
finish, which harmonizes in
color with the metai clasps
and mounts, and the
bronze medallion in the
center of the cover. The
medallion, a reproduction
of the college seal, was mod-
eled by Professor Frederick
Dielman, president of the


BOOK PRESENTED TO
PROFESSOR WERNER

DESIGNED AND BOUND
BY THE MISSES RIPLEY

PRESENTATION VOLUME

BOUND BY THE MISSES RIPLEY


National Academy,
and executed by
Victor D. Brenner.
The style of decora-
tions of the leather
cover is early Ger-
man Gothic,thesoft,
rich surface of the
leather deeply in-
dented with the
simple design. The
four mounts of the
clasps are of quaint
three-sided form,
and the tiny fasten-
ings are held by
leather straps.

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