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So This Then Is the Essay on Self-Reliance. Roycroft signed numbered limited edition

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  • So This Then Is the Essay on Self-Reliance. Roycroft signed numbered limited edition.
    EMERSON, Ralph Waldo
    Binding . Fine leather
    Item Condition . Very Good
    Publisher . The Roycroft Shop: East Aurora,
    Publication Date . 1902
    Number of Pages . 46
    SKU No . mon0000035431
    Item Notes. The Roycroft Shop: East Aurora, NY, 1902 Limited hand-press edition of Emerson’s famous essay, number 9 of 100 copies on Japan vellum, printed and signed by Elbert Hubbard in his celebrated Roycroft Shop, with frontispiece portrait of Emerson, and title page, initial letter, and colophon hand-illuminated in four colours by Lily Ess who has added her signature and a drawing of the Roycroft symbol below. Hardback, fine bound. 3/4 green leather with raised banding and gilt decoration and lettering to spine; Upper page edges gilt. .Marbled boards and endpapers. Back board slighty scuffed. Gilt to upper page edges. Book plate on fep Mary Keeling. 25 x 5.25", marbled boards. 46pp, Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Fine, crisp, tight copy.

     

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