Book cover for Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine, 1891
Designer: Alice C. Morse (American, 1863–1961); author and illustrator: William Hamilton Gibson (American, 1850–1896); publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York
Green cloth over boards with gold decoration; Overall 10 1/16 x 15 1/16 in. (25.6 x 38.3 cm), front cover 10 1/16 x 6 13/16 in. (25.6 x 17.3 cm), front cover and spine 10 1/16 x 8 1/4 in. (25.6 x 21 cm)
Gift of Alice C. Morse, 1923, transferred from the Library (56.522.98)
Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine is bound in green diagonal-rib cloth, gold-stamped with a linear design, in the Art Nouveau style, of intertwined cornflowers drawn in a naturalistic manner. The Museum's cover is a publisher's production case, inscribed "Alice C Morse | Morse 2."