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Elbert Hubbard’s Scrap Book. 1923. Roycrofters! Genuine Leather binding.
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book / containing the inspired and inspiring selections gathered during a life time of discriminating reading for his own use. Printed and made into a book by the Roycrofters, at their shops, in East Aurora, Erie County, New York State. Published by Wm. B. Wise & Co., New York, 1923. Genuine morocco leather binding, decorated on the front cover and spine with gilt lettering and design. Top edge gilt. 228 pages plus 12 pages of Index. . 7 in x 9 1/2 in. . Exceptional title page with ornate red decorated design and red and black lettering. Frontispiece illustrated with b/w plate of drawing of Elbert Hubbard. Headings and sections decorated with red and black throughout text. Exquisite presentation.
Condition: VG. Covers very worn with 4 corners rubbed thru' the leather. Front free endpaper has previous owner's name written neatly (see photo). Interior clean, tight, and bright. Please view all photos which give an accurate description of condition.
A very good example of the Arts and Craft Movement in American publishing.
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