The Story of a Passion

#42 of 50, Probable Kinder Binding

Irving Bachellor letter

Book and photo courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary by Paul Jackson.

The Story of a Passion

by Irving Bacheller, 1901

#42 of 50

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, as depicted above, were bound 3/4 Levant and printed on Imperial Japan Vellum and hand illuminated. This book is listed in the 1901 catalog and sold for $10.00

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