The Story of a Passion

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The Story of a Passion

by Irving Bacheller, 1901
Illumined by Anna Paine

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 watermarked paper.  The book has the title page, colophon, and running heads illuminated. The regular edition is bound in suede and 50 copies were bound 3/4 Levant and printed on Imperial Japan vellum and hand illuminated.  Illuminated by Anna Paine. This edition of A Story of a Passion is listed in the 1901 catalog and sold for $2.00

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