Old John Burroughs

Book courtesy of Richard Blacher. Pictures and commentary courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Old John Burroughs

by Elbert Hubbard, 1901
Binding executed by Louis Kinder


This book measures 8 1/4" x 5 1/4" and has 19 pages. The text body is set in Caslon  and printed on Dickinson handmade, Roycroft watermarked paper with TEG.  The regular edition of this book was bound in paper over boards with a cloth spine. Additionally twelve copies are known to be bound in full leather with extra illumination. The book contains manuscript reproduction pages and a photo of Burroughs which were printed on Japan Vellum. The title page, initials and colophon are typically hand illuminated.

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