The Last Ride

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

The Last Ride

by Robert Browning, 1900

Note: #19 of 15, probable Frederick Kranz binding.

This book ameasures approximately 7 3/4" x 5 7/8" and have 10 French folded pages. The text body is set in Monotype 16E and  Twenty five copies were done in full Levant or modeled leather with Classic Vellum pages as depicted above. There was also an edition of 940 printed on Roycroft handmade paper with a suede binding or paper over boards with a Vellum spine and corners, another edition of 940 copies were bound in full vellum with cloth ties and full vellum pages. Fifty copies were printed on full vellum with various bindings, including modeled leather and 3/4 leather.

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