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Rare Book Collection Note Card Set

A collection of eight blank, 5x7" cards featuring two each of four original images from the Library’s Rare Book Department: The Empty Chair, Gad’s Hill – Ninth of June, 1870 by Sir Samuel Luke Fildes (1844-1927), a beautiful fraktur “Reward of Merit”(circa 1820-1840), an original illustration by N.C. Wyeth for Rip Van Winkle (1921), and Maxfield Parrish’s Moonlight Night, Winter (1942).
Boxed set of 8 blank note cards with matching envelopes.
To order custom sets of these images, please indicate which cards to include via “include note to seller” during the check-out process.


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