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ELBERT HUBBARD OF EAST AURORA by  Felix / foreword by Henry Ford Shay - First Edition - 1926 - from GibbsBooks and


by Shay , Felix / foreword by Henry Ford

Condition: Fine/Good

New York: WM. H. Wise & Co., 1926. Book. Illus. by W.W. Denslow. Fine. 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing 1926, Tan cloth hardcover embossed portrait on front board , paper red & black printed paper title label on spine. With the scarce dust jacket showing the Roycrofter campus . This book is illustrated with cartoons & decoration by W.W. Denslow ( illustrator of the first edition L.Frank Baums's " The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ). Elbert Hubbard was the founder of the Roycrofters of East Aurore N.Y. and perished in the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915. Condition : Fine with very light bumps at the corner. DJ is good to very good with aging and chipping at the edges now in a removable clear dust jack cover. ( see the book image ) Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.


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