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Four Private Libraries of New York: A Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America

Du Bois, Henri Pene

Published by Duprat & Co, New York, 1892
Condition: Good Hardcover

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1/1000 on Japanese paper. 8vo. 119pp. Wrappers in illustrated, attached dj. Some tears, scuffing and rubbing to dj. Hinges starting. Handwritten note pasted to front wrapper. Bright colored frontispiece, protected by tissue guard. Some pages unopened. Fascinating book on forming a library and collecting books. Magnificently illustrated with 12 beautiful b/w and colored paintings, each protected by tissue guard. This copy inscribed by Joseph Lean Gobeille to Elbert Hubbard and a note to Mr. Hubbard by Gobeille attached to front wrapper. Elbert Green Hubbard (1856 - 1915) was an American philosopher and writer. He founded Roycroft, an Arts and Crafts movement community in East Aurora, New York in 1895. This grew from his private press, the Roycroft Press. Hubbard established the Roycroft Printing Shop at his home in East Aurora. The completely self-sufficient community eventually grew to five hundred people Thousands came from all over the world to see and praise an idea which had become a reality. From 1905 to 1915, Elbert Hubbard was a most sought after lecturer in the United States. His writings were in great demand, and the Hearst Newspapers paid handsomely for his services as a correspondent. In good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 13885

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Title: Four Private Libraries of New York: A ...

Publisher: Duprat & Co, New York

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Limited ed

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