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Tiny serifs, high centers
Tiny serifs, high centers, British
Haven't found the original font yet, but modern ones with a similar feel include:
When I first saw this, my initial thought was Della Robbia, but the M and N don't match, nor is it high-waisted.
Even after finding a better image on the Bonham's website, I still can't place it. Maybe the new image will help someone else:
ITC Korinna is also close but not perfect
Looks like an embossed book cover. Based on lettering. Note differences in repeated letters, for example _R_ has five variations.
Thomas Maitland Cleland's design for Della Robbia was released by ATF circa 1902 and was a success. This could account for the similarities between the mini-serif low contrast style of these letters from 1903 and Della Robbia, which has this style.