East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1905.
First edition. Bound by Roycroft in three-quarter green levant, elaborately gilt spine, marbled boards and endpapers. The binding has been attributed to Louis Herman Kinder, Roycroft's greatest artisan bookbinder. Inscribed by Hubbard on front free fly: "The Law of Love should govern the universe- Elbert Hubbard II, 12, 1/19. #38 of 106 copies, signed again by Hubbard just below limitation notice. Exquisite color decorated title page, perhaps by Dard Hunter, and truly innovative and attractive initials in pale green, black, and highlighted in gold, throughout, plus a wonderful color colophon, with bold gold highlight. Book is extremely fine, with no signs of use. Near fine with slight wear to margins of spine and corners.
Price: $1,850.00 Item #4725