Item No: frkm061000
Title: This Book is the Property of Miss Roslda Fowler of Frederick=Town in the County of Dutchess N. Y. Wrote by Willm Johnston 11th of February 1807
Laid paper, ink, watercolor
Rare Book Department
Binding: Bound in brown calf with Turkish marbled paper sides.
F 1r has a heron or some other long-legged water bird beautifully painted.
F 3r, title page, is richly colored and decorated with birds, flowers, and borders, and written in fraktur lettering.
Written on reverse of front cover:
"Rose Lind Fowler Lyons mother of Henrietta (Lyons). Todd-Mother of John Todd faher of Ruth Garinder (Todd) Thompson. mother of Thomas Gardiner Thompson."
"Now in the town of Kent, Putnam Co."
"Rare example of NY state fraktur or illumination"
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FLP Borneman Ms. 61