Ali Baba of East Aurora courtesy of Ken Finnie

The book contains 12 large Illumined initials as shown.

This book has 15 small illumined initials (as shown above).

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Book and pictures courtesy of Ken Finnie

Ali Baba of East Aurora

by Fra Elbertus (Elbert Hubbard), 1899

#338 of 600

Ali Baba of East Aurora

by Fra Elbertus (Elbert Hubbard), 1899

The book is 7 5/8" x 5 1/2" and has 150 pages. The body of the text is in Caslon Old Style and 650 copies were printed in three colors on Roycroft handmade paper.  Additionally twenty six copies were printed on Imperial Japan Vellum. Some copies of the regular and the limited edition were hand illuminated, as shown above, and signed by the illuminator. It is believed that some copies were produced in 3/4 and full Levant. The most common editions  are suede, paper over boards with a suede spine and 1/2 Morocco.

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