The Essay on Silence

Book courtesy of Stephen and Paulette Modiano. Pictures and comments by Paul Jackson.

The Essay on Silence

by Elbert Hubbard

The Essay on Silence was first printed in 1905 and was issued annually after that. The book measures 5 3/8" x 3 3/8" and is, essentially, a book of blank pages. The book went through many permutations over the years and was usually bound in suede. The book above was bound in a variegated stamped leather. The pages of the book are Roycroft watermarked paper.

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