Lot 30 of 518:
Elbert Hubbard's Man of Sorrows Full Morocco Gilt  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$4,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Man of Sorrows. Being a Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth - One of 100 copies printed on Japan vellum
Author:
Hubbard, Elbert
Place:
East Aurora, NY
Publisher:
The Roycrofters
Date:
1905
Description:

[x], 111, [2] pp. (8vo) 20x13 cm (8x5¼") original full green levant morocco, elaborately tooled in gilt with repeating geometric and floral devices, spine tooled in gilt, two gilt decorated wide raised bands, wide gilt dentelles, top edge gilt. Original felt-lined box. No. 23 of 100 copies printed on Japan vellum.

Signed in Elbert Hubbard's name at the limitation statement. A superb Roycroft binding, quite evocative of the Arts & Crafts period. McKenna 120.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Box a bit worn; volume fine.
 
Item number:
250645
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