Women's Work

Book courtesy of Stephen and Paulette Modiano. Pictures and comments courtesy of Paul Jackson.

Woman's Work

Being an Inquiry and an Assumption

by Alice Hubbard, 1908

The book measures 8" x 6" and has 157 pages plus colophon. The text body is set in Monotype 139 in two colors and printed on Japan Vellum. The binding above is  3/4 leather but the book was also published in paper over boards, suede, Alicia, modeled leather and one copy is known to be 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 McKenna notes that there is also an unlimited edition with the same binding variants that was printed on Japan Vellum. The regular edition of the book with the same binding variants was printed on Boxmoor paper in two colors.

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