Item #6509 [Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life. Vernon Lee.
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life

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[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Kinder, Louis- One of Only 10 Copies and Bertha Hubbardís Own Copy, Specially Bound for Her, with Gilt Inscription in Dentelle] Art and Life

East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1896.

First Edition. 8vo., (9 x 6 inches) A magnificent Presentation Binding by Kinder for Elbert Hubbardís wife, Bertha. Bound in full light brown Morocco with a wonderful, visible grain highlighted by a grading to darker brown in areas giving a stunningly attractive appearance. Both covers feature a highly ornate gilt-tooled stem and blossom pattern which extends from the spine outward, with similar detailing on spine. Exquisite full dark green crushed Morocco doublures with attractive gilt design, and tooled at the bottom of the front dentelle, ìBound for Bertha C. Hubbard, MCM).î The book is expertly hand-illumined by William B. Faville (prominent Roycroft artist) with wide, colorful border designs and initials, as well drawings and watercolor illustrations. #6 of only 10 Copies on Japan Vellum, numbered and signed by W.B. Faville, who had been Hubbardís roommate during his stays in Cambridge. Housed in original presentation box. This was the first Roycroft title to contain outline drawings (printed in red) in the page margins, which also served as guides for illuminators. ìOn a High Shelf,î David Ogle: OB-003-96, and pictured on pg. 202. Fine condition.

Price: $6,500.00   Item #6509

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