Hollyhocks and Goldenglow

Book & pictures courtesy of the Elbert Hubbard Museum. Description courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Hollyhocks and Goldenglow

 by Elbert Hubbard, 1912

This book was measures 7 3/8" x  5 1/4" and has 158 pages.  The text body is set in Scotch Roman and printed on Strathmore paper in four colors. The stiff variegated stamped leather binding similar to a Levant leather binding shown above is a variant not listed in McKenna. The regular edition and the edition of 1000 were both bound in stamped flexible leather with the text body in set in Scotch Roman and printed on Strathmore paper in two colors. An additional binding variant was full Levant. The title page, running heads, tailpieces and initial designs although unsigned are believed to be by Dard Hunter.

 

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