Women's Work

Picture and commentary courtesy of Dick Blacher

Woman's Work

Being an Inquiry and an Assumption

by Alice Hubbard, 1908

The book measures 8 5/8" x 6 1/4" and has 157 pages. The text body is set in Monotype 139 and the regular edition of the book was printed on Boxmoor paper in two colors. The binding above is  3/4 Levant with the text set on Japan Vellum. The book was also bound in paper over boards, suede, Alicia, modeled leather and one copy is known to have been bound full Levant. The cover, initials, running heads and tails, colophon and title page were designed by Dard Hunter. Quantities of the printing runs are not known, but there is also an unlimited edition with the same binding variants that was printed on Japan Vellum.

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