East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1905.
First Edition. 8vo, (8 x 5 inches)/ Attractively bound by Harry Avery in full crushed turquoise Morocco featuring swirling gilt ruling ending in two large inlaid beige circles with stylized floral designs and nailheads, with similar pattering on spine. Superb dentelles with more lavish gilt nailhead designs, and Avery's trademark handmade paper doublures and endsheets. Signed in black stamping, "H.A." on rear lower dentelle, and Roycroft orb and cross on lateral dentelle. Title page, initials, and tailpieces designed by Dard Hunter. #67 of 100 Copies, Printed on Japan Vellum. Bookmakers, Ogle, pg. 196 illustrates one example "On a High Shelf," David Ogle OB-099-05, and the binding featured in color on pg. 196. A fine copy, with spine evenly sunned.
Price: $2,850.00 Item #6518