The Holly Tree

Book courtesy of Boice Lydell. Commentary and pictures by Paul Jackson.

The Holly Tree

by Charles Dickens, 1903

#58 of 100

This book measures 8 1/2" x 5 5/8" and has 66 pages. The regular edition was printed on Boxmoor paper and bound in suede. The edition depicted above is bound in 3/4 variegated leather and printed on Japan Vellum. Interestingly, McKenna's Bibliography of the Roycroft Press, notes only that a few were bound such and none had been examined. The press work was done by George Parker, with typography by Newell White and border design seen above on title page and elsewhere in the book designed by Samuel Warner.
This  book in a 3/4 Levant binding printed on Japan vellum was listed in the 1903 catalog and sold for $10.00

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