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Title Van Buren Adjustable Book Cover on a softcover book of poetry belonging to Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, N.J. Circa 1901-1910.
Object Name Jacket, Book
Catalog Number 2008.009.0010
Collection Family & Friends Memorabilia Collection
Credit Gift of Frank Balogh & Charles J. Tramer, Jr.
Description Van Buren Adjustable Book Cover on a softcover book of poetry belonging to Madeline Miller, 716 Bloomfield St., Hoboken, N.J. Circa 1901-1910. Printed brown paper; "Size A."

The book is "Sharp Eyes and Other Papers" by John Burroughs. Last copyright is 1886, but a series listed on the inside cover is dated as edited 1886-1901.The printed book cover is the more notable item here and is in good condition. (Miller's name written on front and she has inscribed her name and address on the first flyleaf.) Printed black ornaments on front and back; with printed title or instructions or promotional lines on each of the interior flaps. Patented in 1888.

Miller is known to have attended high school at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Hoboken, 1907 to at least 1909. Her sister, Florence Miller, graduated in 1909.
Date 1901-1900
Year Range from 1901.0
Year Range to 1900.0
People Miller, Madeline
Miller, Florence
Search Terms 716 Bloomfield St.
Caption front of book jacket
Imagefile 064\20080090010.TIF
Classification Artifacts
Invention
Domestic Life