The Book of Songs

Books and pictures courtesy of Boice Lydell. Description by Paul Jackson

The Book of Songs

by Heinrich Heine, 1903

 #86 of 100

The book  measures 7 5/8" x 5 3/4" and has 116 pages. The body of the text is set in Old Style Antiqua. The limited editions of 100 depicted above were printed on Japan Vellum and  bound in 3/4 leather. Some of the limited edition were bound 3/4 in German marbled calf. The regular edition was bound in suede and printed in two colors on Boxmoor paper.
This  book in a 3/4 Levant binding printed on Japan vellum was listed in the 1903 catalog and sold for $10.00

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