Rip Van Winkle courtesy of Ron Soloway

Book and pictures courtesy of Ron Soloway. Commentary courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Rip Van Winkle

by Washington Irving, 1905

This book measures 7 7/8" x 5 7/8". The text body is Old Style Antiqua and was printed in three colors on Holland handmade paper with the Roycroft watermark. The regular edition of this book was bound in paper over boards with a suede spine or full suede.  There were 100 copies bound in 3/4 leather and printed on Japan Vellum, and as seen above, an edition of 50 bound in modeled leather. 

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