The Mintage

Book and photos courtesy of the David Hricik, Founder of the Roycroft E-Group.

The Mintage
Being Ten Stories and One More

by Elbert Hubbard, 1910

This book measures 7 1/4" x 4 7/8" and has 132 pages. The text body is Scotch Roman printed on Roycroft handmade or Japan Vellum. The regular edition of this book was bound in various manners including; paper over boards with a paper label, Alicia and full suede. The 3/4 Levant edition shown above is not listed by McKenna. there was also an edition bound in modeled leather. After about 1907, the 3/4 Levant titles in limited editions began to disappear, but 3/4 bindings still existed. Here is The Mintage, printed on Japan Vellum, bound in 3/4 Levant with marbled boards. No limitation statement. The title page, text initials and tailpieces were designed by Dard Hunter.

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