The Essay on Nature

Pictures courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary by Paul Jackson

The Essay on Nature

by Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1905

#14 of 100 COPIES

This book measures 8" x 5" and has 91 pages. The text body is Old Style Antiqua. The edition of 100, shown above, was printed on Imperial Japan Vellum and bound in 3/4 Levant of full Levant. The initials, colophon, and title page were designed by Dard Hunter and many were hand illuminated. Other bindings produced were blind stamped suede and 50 copies were bound repousse  in suede.

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