King Lear

Book, pictures and description courtesy of Paul Jackson.

King Lear

 by William Shakespeare, 1904

This book measures 10 1/4" x 8 1/2" and has 147 pages plus colophon. The text body is set in Scotch Roman printed on Roycroft handmade water marked paper. The edition above is a variant of the regular edition which was bound in paper over boards with a  suede spine. The edition above has a pig skin spine which is similar in style to the Miriam binding but it is not a Miriam binding. A special limited edition of 100 bound in 3/4 or full Levant and printed on Japan vellum was also produced. The limited edition is illumined, numbered and signed in Elbert Hubbard's name.

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