East Aurora: Roycroft Press, 1905.
First Edition. 8vo, (8 x 5 inches). Exquisitely bound by master binder Lorenz Schwartz in full crushed brown morocco featuring his typical geometric design work in gilt tooling with concentric oval patterning at all corners and elaborate gilt nailhead filling of space, repeated on both covers, with similar design work on spine, as well as dentelles. The book contains the scarce order slip which overlays the corner of the front endsheet (i.e. laid-in), and lists title, description, volume, color and remarks ("Printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, Signed Elbert Hubbard, Numbered 2, Hand Illumined Throughout..."). #2 of 100 Copies. Title page, initials, and logotype page hand-illumined. "On a High Shelf," David Ogle OB-098-05.
Price: $4,750.00 Item #6520