Pig Pen Pete


Pig Pen Pete was originally green and usually had white highlights. You don't see many like this gold variant above!

The decorative border above was designed by Dard Hunter. It was also used in the book White Hyacinths.

Book and pictures and description courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Pig Pen Pete

or

Some Chums of mine

by Elbert Hubbard, 1914

The book  measures 7 1/4" x  5 1/8" and has 221 pages. The text body was set in Monotype 78J and printed in two colors on Strathmore paper. Dard Hunter designed the title page, initials and running heads. The binding above is stamped leather but it was also bound in full Levant, 3/4 Levant and Modeled leather with some copies hand illumined. Some of the Pigskin variants were highlighted in white and a few in gold

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