Contemplations courtesy of The Elbert Hubbard Museum

Note: The A and S initials of Axel Sahlin above.

Pictures courtesy of The Elbert Hubbard Museum. Comments and note by Paul Jackson

Contemplations

Being Several Short Essays, Helpful Sermonettes, Epigrams and Orphic sayings from the Writings of Elbert Hubbard.

Note:  This book is # 88 of 100 and appeared in the Head, Heart and Hand Exhibition. The cover design is by Frederick Kranz and was executed by Axel Sahlin. This particular book measures 11 1/2" x 9". The specifications for the regular editions are below.

Comment: This book measures 11" x 8 3/4" and has 120 pages. The text body is set in McFarland and 100 copies were printed on Imperial Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 leather, full Levant or modeled leather. The regular edition was printed on Boxmoor paper and bound paper over boards with a suede spine and corners and 3/4 leather. Richard Kruger designed the ornamentation, the composition was by Charles Rosen, and the press work was done by Otto Franz.

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