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Works of Art (29)

Binding for a Qur'an, late 16th century, Iran, Leather binding, stamped, cut, and gilt with turquoise insets (56.222)
Book cover for A House in Bloomsbury, 1896, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant (Scottish); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Tan cloth covered boards with black and gold decoration (56.522.76)
Book cover for Agapida Edition Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Author's Revised Edition (in two volumes), 1893, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Washington Irving (American); publisher: The Knickerbocker Press, New York, and G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Cream cloth covered boards with gold decoration (56.522.55)
Book cover for California and Alaska, and Over the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1890, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: William Seward Webb (American); publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Dark brown leather over boards with gold stamping (56.522.104)
Book cover for Dariel: A Romance of Surrey, 1897, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Richard Doddridge Blackmore (English); illustrator: Christopher Hammond; publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Deep red cloth over boards with green and gold decoration(56.522.94)
Book cover for House and Hearth, 1891,Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford (American); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Beige cloth covered boards with light and dark brown and gold decoration (56.522.50)
Book cover for Marse Chan: A Tale Of Old Virginia, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Thomas Nelson Page (American); illustrator: William Thomas Smedley (American); publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Cream cloth covered boards with dark green and gold decoration (56.522.79)
Book cover for Seth's Brother's Wife: A Study of Life in the Greater New York, 1887, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Harold Frederic (Anglo-American); publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Gold cloth over boards with brown and gold decoration (56.522.74)
Book cover for Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine, 1891, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author and illustrator: William Hamilton Gibson (American); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Green cloth over boards with gold decoration (56.522.98)
Book cover for Summer Holidays: Travelling Notes in Europe, 1889, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Theodore Child (American); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Beige cloth covered boards with brown and green decoration (56.522.48)
Book cover for Tales of Two Countries, from the Odd Number Series, 1891, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Alexander Lange Kielland (Norwegian); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Dark blue cloth covered boards with silver and gold decoration (56.522.62)
Book cover for The Alhambra: Darro Edition; Author's Revised Edition (in two volumes), 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Washington Irving (American); publisher: The Knickerbocker Press, New York; binder: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London, Cream cloth covered boards with gold, green and blue decoration (56.522.56)
Book cover for The Chatelaine of La Trinité, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Henry Blake Fuller (American); publisher: The Century Co., New York, Gray-green cloth covered boards with orange, silver and gold decoration (56.522.72)
Book cover for The Majesty of Man: A Novel, 1896, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: "Alien" [Mrs. L. A. Baker]; publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Pale green cloth covered boards with dark green and gold decoration (56.522.95)
Book cover for The Wrecker, 1892, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish) and Lloyd Osborne (American); illustrators: William Hole and Willard Leroy Metcalf; publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, Light rust cloth covered boards with dark and light green and gold decoration (56.522.67)
Book cover for Two Years in the French West Indies, 1890, Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Lafcadio Hearn (Greek); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, Green cloth covered boards with gold, orange and green decoration (56.522.52)
Book Cover Plaque with Christ in Majesty, ca. 1185–1210, French; Made in Limoges, Gilded copper and champlevé enamel (17.190.757)
Book Cover with Byzantine Icon of the Crucifixion, Icon carved about 1000, in Constantinople; setting made before 1085, Spanish; From the Convent of Santa Cruz de la Serós, Jaca, Gilded silver on a wood backing, inset with ivory icon, sapphire, glass, and crystal (17.190.134)
Book cover with Christian themes, Zand (1751–94) or Qajar (1779–1925) period, 18th century, Iran, Pasteboard, painted and lacquered (34.23)
Book Cover, 1343, Italian; Siena, Tempera on wood (10.203.3)
Cover for a Buddhist manuscript, 12th century, Nepal, Ink and color on wood (1984.479.1b)
Frontispiece: From a manuscript of the Mantiq al-Tayr (The Language of the Birds) of Farid al-Din cAttar, ca. 1600; Safavid, Iran (Isfahan), Opaque watercolor, ink, gold on paper (63.210)
King Siddharta Listens to an Astrologer Forecast the Conception and Birth of His Son, the Jina Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript, late 14th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on paper (1997.133)
Lustration of the Infant Jina Mahavira: Folio from a Kalpasutra Manuscript, late 14th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on paper (2005.35)
One of a Pair of Jain Manuscripts, early 12th century, India (Gujarat), Opaque watercolor on wood (1984.496.33b)
Publisher's binding proof for Mid-Day Magic and The Fair Abigail, from the At the Ghost Hour Series, 1894, Designer and illustrator: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author: Paul Heyse (German); publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, Lithography, some color on title page (56.522.103) Gift of Alice C. Morse, 1923, transferred from the Library (63.693.14)
Qur'an case, Nasrid period, second half of 15th century, Spain, Leather embroidered with gilt-silver wire (04.3.458)
Qur'an holder, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia and Iran, Silver with silver filigree and cabochon- and table-cut turquoises; Leather strap (2005.443.8)
Title page to the suite Eaux-fortes sur Paris, 1852, Charles Meryon (French), Etching on brown wove paper; first state (63.606.11)