The Art of Book Design: The Prophet of Martinique

Lydia Whitaker. The Prophet of Martinique. New York, J.S. Barcus Company, c1906.


via: The Library of Congress


  1. StevoR says

    Awesome cover. Spectacular and striking.

    Mount Pelee I presume circa 1902? ( )

    Wonder who the “prophet” referred to in the title was? Can’t seem to find much on the author or this book with my google-fu largely failing me. (This aside : which isn’t overly informative.)

    That is a lot of lava in the ocean there tho’.. almost say a (crescent even!) lunar sea of it!

    Thinking of :

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