Booklet and photos courtesy of Paul Jackson.
Friendship's Garland, or the Escape Valve of an Enthusiast
Being an Appreciation slightly tipt to t'other side,
by William Marion Reedy, 1899
The book measures 8" x 5" and has 8 pages. The text body is Old Style Antiqua. The press run numbers for this item are unknown. This booklet is a reprint of an article by William Marion Reedy from the May 4th, 1899 St. Louis Mirror. Which in turn used an article praising Elbert Hubbard from the St. John, New Brunswick Gazette of May 3rd 1899. It is printed in two colors on handmade paper. The initials may have been designed and executed by W. W. Denslow.
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