The Law of Love, Being Fantasies of Science and Sentiment Inked Into English to Cheer Up the Gloomsters.

The Law of Love, Being Fantasies of Science and Sentiment Inked Into English to Cheer Up the Gloomsters.
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East Aurora NY: Roycrofters, 1905. Sm. 8vo, (6), 159 pp. Decorative title-page printed in black and red with gold framing, color and gold-printed initial to each chapter. Original half violet morocco, gilt-stamped backstrip, gilt top, slightly faded. #62 of 106 copies on Japan vellum, signed by Elbert Hubbard and with a presentation inscription at the front in ink dated 1919 (signature illegible). Usually found in limp suede this may be a special edition binding by Louis Herman Kinder who worked for Elbert Hubbard. Wolfe and McKenna note: :” Kinder, a German-born binder, was associated with Hubbard and the Roycrofters from 1897 to 1911. He later made custom bindings for Rudge and did restoration work for Dartmouth.” (Item Id: 110623)

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