Self Reliance

Book and diploma pictures courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary by Paul Jackson.

Self Reliance

by Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1905

#4 of 100

 This book measures 7 1/2" x 5 1/4" and has 46 pages. The text body is set in Bruce Roman and 100 copies were printed on Japan Vellum and bound 3/4 Levant and or full Levant. The regular edition was bound in suede and printed on Roycroft handmade watermarked paper. This book is especially interesting because of it's tie-in with Raymond Riordon who ran The Roycroft School of Life For Boys. It was presented to Paul Werner of the Raymond Riordon School Orchestra in 1921. The last picture as an interesting tie in is a Diploma presented to Morris L. Tiffany from the Raymond Riordan School.

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