Glynne's Wife courtesy of David Hricik
Pictures courtesy of David Hricik, founder Roycroft E-Group.
by Julia Ditto Young, 1896
The book measures 6 1/8" x 4 1/2" and
there are 143 pages. The
body of the text is set in Caslon and 596 copies of this book were printed on Ruisdael
handmade paper with the limitation page printed on Japan vellum. It is bound in
silk over boards. Twenty five copies were printed on Tokyo vellum and were hand-illuminated
by the author. The entire issue was numbered and signed by the author.
The September 1896 Philistine is where we first see mention of this book. The ad states that 590 copies are being printed on smooth Holland made paper and 25 copies on "Tokio" vellum. It further states that the vellum copy will have various pages done with water color designs by the Author. The asking price was $2.00 and $5.00 respectively.
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