Pig Pen Pete

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

Book courtesy of Richard Blacher. Comments by Paul Jackson.

Pig Pen Pete


Some Chums of Mine

by Elbert Hubbard, 1914

The book  measures 7 1/2" x  5 1/4" and has 221 pages. The text body was set in Monotype 78J and printed in two colors on Japan Vellum. Dard Hunter designed the title page, initials and running heads. The binding above is a very unique 3/4 blind stamped pigskin. The book was also bound in full Levant, modeled leather, blind stamped pigskin, and 3/4 Levant with some copies hand illumined.

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