The Story of a Passion

Book and pictures courtesy of Paul Jackson

The Story of a Passion

by Irving Bacheller,  1901 signed by Author

This book measures 7 7/8" x 5 3/4" and has 14 pages. The body of the text is in Caslon Old Style and it was printed in two colors on Roycroft handmade paper. The title page, colophon, and running heads are illuminated. The regular edition was bound in suede and 50 copies were bound 3/4 Levant and printed on Imperial Japan vellum and hand illuminated. The book above is signed by the author but has no limitation statement which would identify it as a variant not documented in McKenna's bibliography. Illumined by Abbie Blackman wife of Anson Blackman AKA Ali Baba.

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