Item #6517 [Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Avery, Harry] Song of Myself. Walt Whitman.
[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Avery, Harry] Song of Myself

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[Binding, Fine- Roycroft Bindery: Avery, Harry] Song of Myself

East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1904.

First Edition. 8vo, 8 1/2 x 7 inches). Bound by Harry Avery in full light green crushed morocco featuring attractive rectilinear gilt ruling, square and nailhead inlaids of light brown, and a central gilt oval space filled with gilt dots, with similar design motif on spine and dentelles. The book features a photogravure frontispiece of the author and floral title page, attributed to Samuel Warner. Bindings designed and executed by Harry Avery. Hand-colored title page, photographic frontispiece. #77 of 100 Copies on Japan Vellum. Some edgewear to spine, a few spots on lower cover and one streak on back, still a wonderful example of Avery's fine craftsmanship. "On a High Shelf," David Ogle OB-088-04.

Price: $2,750.00   Item #6517

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