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  • In minutes the maid returned with a large morocco-bound album, laying a white cloth on the table before she set the book before her mistress.

    Locked Rooms

  • Forth issues from his mansion the family of the decent tradesman, the small children in the advance; then the citizen and his comely spouse, followed by the grown-up daughters, with small morocco-bound prayer-books laid in the folds of their pocket-handkerchiefs.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • She ran her fingertips over the tide tooled in the morocco-bound cover, beguiled by its rich texture — Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe.

    Thief Of Hearts

  • It was a morocco-bound edition of Omar's _Rubaiyat_, which she had often noticed at the apartment in Vivian Court, yet she studied the title deliberately, and also the frontispiece, before she turned to the pages that enclosed the letter.

    The Rim of the Desert

  • Marrakesh expressed the hope that Lord Northsquith was not disappointed with the Morocco Atlas, and the illustrious stranger wittily rejoined, "No, but you should see my new morocco-bound _Times_ Atlas."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, 1920-04-14

  • Sam prospected among the shirts, collars, and trousers in the bag and presently came upon a morocco-bound volume.

    The Girl on the Boat

  • Her name was duly inscribed on the proper page of the little volume, and in course of time the customary morocco-bound copy reached her.

    Shandygaff

  • Sam prospected among the shirts, collars and trousers in the bag and presently came upon a morocco-bound volume.

    Three Men and a Maid

  • The pair entered the luxuriously appointed library, with its rows of morocco-bound, unopened works.

    The Sins of Séverac Bablon

  • The Prince crossed the room, unlocked one of the smaller safes, which stood against the side of the wall, withdrew a morocco-bound volume the size of a small portfolio, and returned to Dominey.

    The Great Impersonation

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