A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things

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

A Message to Garcia and Thirteen Other Things

by Elbert Hubbard, 1901
Illustrated by
Emma Johnson
#15 of 50

This book measures 8 3/4" x 5 7/8" and has 166 pages. The text body is set in Old Style Antique and  printed on on Boxmoor paper. The regular edition of this book was bound in paper over boards or full suede. Additionally, an edition of 450 copies had facsimile pages of the original manuscript inserted in the book, were hand illumined, and bound in full suede with a wallet edge. The edition of 50, (shown above) were printed on Imperial Japan Vellum, hand illumined and bound in 3/4 leather and marble board. (Note the inlaid spine on this volume.) There were other special order bindings available and it was also bound in full Levant. This book is listed in the 1901 catalog and sold for $15.00

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