Friendship


Roycroft orb with seahorse designed by W. W. Denslow.

Pictures and comments courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Friendship

by Henry David Thoreau, 1903

This book measures 11 3/8" x 8 1/8" and has 36 pages plus colophon. The text body is set in Cheltenham and is printed on Roycroft handmade paper. This book was bound in paper over boards with a suede spine. According to McKenna, the 1903 Roycroft catalog and the 1905/06 Roycroft catalog a few tall copies were printed. The total print run is unknown but is believed to be fairly limited. The 1903 catalog lists this "tall copy" at $5.00

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