Friendship courtesy of Dick Blacher
Book and note courtesy of Dick Blacher. Pictures and comments by Paul Jackson.
by Henry David Thoreau, 1903
#24 of 50 Kinder Binding
Illumined by Emma Johnson
This book measures 11 5/8" x 8". The
binding was designed and executed by Louis Kinder. The ornaments were
designed by Samuel Warner.
There is a listing for a Friendship in the 1903 catalog that states, "Ten on
Classic Vellum, specially bound in full Levant, initials drawn in free hand,
very elaborate, each $250." The 1903 catalog further states that 50 copies
were printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, initials drawn in free hand and that they
sold for $60.00
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