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Little Journeys To the Homes of Eminent Painters, Book Two by Elbert Hubbard - Hardcover - Miriam Edition - 1912 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 481)

Little Journeys To the Homes of Eminent Painters, Book Two

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Little Journeys To the Homes of Eminent Painters, Book Two

by Elbert Hubbard

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East Aurora, NY: The Roycrofters, 1912. Miriam Edition. Quarter leather. Very good +. A very good plus edition crafted by the Roycrofters with traditional bookbinding and papermaking methods. White quarter leather spine under heavy gray paper boards with fine gilt stamping on front cover and gray paper spine. Some loss of paper on spine at head and tail. Heavy wear to corners. Deckle page edges. Top edge gilt. Frontis with loose tissue guard. Illustrated with plate of the artists, tissue intact. Accent motifs around some of the text. 148 pp. plus colophon. Octavo, 6 x 8 inches tall. Best known as the the initiator of the Arts and Crafts community of Roycroft, Hubbard was an anarchist, a socialist, and followed a philosophy of mental and spiritual freedom. Some of his works, which include Jesus Was an Anarchist and a A Message to Garcia, were listed as offensive by the US government. He and his wife died aboard the Lusitania.

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Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
481
Title
Little Journeys To the Homes of Eminent Painters, Book Two
Author
Elbert Hubbard
Format/binding
Quarter leather
Book condition
Used - Very good +
Quantity available
1
Edition
Miriam Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Roycrofters
Place of Publication
East Aurora, NY
Date Published
1912
Keywords
arts and crafts movement, anarchism, socialism, existentialism, self-sufficiency, Emerson, ruskin, tolstoy, thoreau, Whitman, art artists
Bookseller catalogs
Art, Architecture & Music;

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About Uncommon Works, IOBA, ABAA, ILAB

Member, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA. Not your ordinary book store! Uncommon Works specializes in rare, odd, unique, and handmade books, with a focus on Mexico, Latin America, Native America, and the Spanish Conquest. You'll find rare, first editions and first or early printings. You'll even find a few first printings of living authors for sale. We provide services and referrals for book mending, repair, restoration, and binding.We also offer archival storage solutions for your books, photos, or family historical print items.

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spine
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colophon
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octavo
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edges
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gilt
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fine
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tail
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top edge gilt
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plate
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