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From newsletter 21:

34.  ROYCROFTERS - HUBBARD, Elbert, as Fra Elbertus The City of Tagaste. (&: A Dream and a Prophecy). East Aurora, NY, Roycrofters, 1900. 27 x 21 cm. Gilt original boards with suede backstrip and corners. (16), 34 pp. Uncut. Top gilt. Printed in 940 numbered copies on heavy, specially made Roycroft paper. With tipped-in photogravure portrait of the author. Hand-illumined by Minnie Gardner. First edition. Suede of front cover chipped and a bit damaged. 

€ 90

* SIGNED by Hubbard and Gardner. Alas, the durability of the soft leather Roycroft bindings is often middling... Illuminated by artist Minnie Gardner with two beautiful botanical borders and an art-nouveau publisher's device. Heraldic bookplate of Samuel Wright.