Octavo; fair-/none; brown leatherette spine with blind-stamped title at head; covers are clean, but are badly frayed at all edges; front hinge, badly cracked; binding is fragile; text block is clean; endpapers are age-toned; 221pp. ---A very fragile copy, offered as is. Rockville.
Decorations. Good Plus. 221pp 5.5 x 7.5" brown embossed leather in plain tan slip case. Great Roycroft dec work throughout. Condition: Spine ends a bit worn/chipped. Back cover a bit rubbed else Good Plus. Slip case some edge wear, a bit smudged else Good Plus Condition. SKU 29262 ** We ship our books in sturdy corrugated cartons, paper items in stiff "Stay Flat" envelopes. (We do not use padded envelopes. ) Free tracking (Delivery confirmation) on all USA orders.
Very Good + No DJ. 12mo = 7-9" 219pp. "So here then cometh Pig-Pen Pete or Some Chums of Mine, being stories truthfully related by Elbert Hubbard about some of our dumb brothers to whome we are much beholden for needed examples of love, loyalty, honesty and virtue. Brown leather covers are bumped and worn on corners, edges and top/bottom of spine. Spine is rubbed. Rough cut pages.
Very Good minus. 12mo = 7-9" 221pp. Flexible, soft leather covers with embossed decoration and title. Laid in is Christmas letter from The Roycrofters. It begins "Dear Friend, This is to say that we send you herewith a Christmas Package…" with Elbert Hubbard's signature (copy) at the bottom. Letter is requesting $2.00 for a year's subscription to FRA. Leather edges show some minor wear, top edge of spine slightly frayed. Rough cut edges, silk ribbon intact, top edge dyed red. Front hinge starting just a bit but binding very strong, pages very clean, bright. Pages of one story, between Just Snakes and A Hook-and-Ladder Hero are cut out as well as the title in the table of contents. Beautifully illustrated title page, frontispiece photo of Hubbard with a horse and holding a child.
VG. Roycroft edition bound in green (now somewhat greyish) leather with st amped silver design and lettering. Illustrated with a double-spread ti tle-page, headpieces, tailpieces, and initials by Dard Hunter. A Very Good copy. The leather is rubbing and flaking along the spine seams an d the corners. The inside is clean, tight and unmarked.
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