[Elder, Paul- Fine Printing and Fine Binding] Romance of the Commonplace. Gelett Burgess.

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[Elder, Paul- Fine Printing and Fine Binding] Romance of the Commonplace

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Co., 1902.

First edition. Bound in full dark brown crushed morocco with elegant gilt flower and stem motif on both covers and spine, a mutual collaboration designed and executed by Miss A. C. Crane and Miss Lucinda N. Butler (from Tomoye Press Catalog, c. 1902). Special limited edition, "Limited to Thirteen Copies on Imperial Japan Vellum of Which Ten are For Sale," this copy #5, signed in full under the limitation notice, "Gelett Burgess, 1902" with his elaborate monogram in his hand. Wide and attractive dentelles, vellum doublures. A most pleasing binding and certainly exceedingly rare book. Near fine.

Price: $1,750.00   Item #2508

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