Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Society of Mississippi Archivisits - Featured Item for March 2012

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Victorians were known for their gift-giving culture. The gift book was considered a popular item to present for a variety of occasions. These books were highly prized for their beautiful illustrations, decorative bindings, embossed leather covers, gilt edges, and exquisite prose. They allowed...

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